Thursday, August 24, 2017

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R. K. Pachauri

R. K. Pachauri, a Nobel Laureate, is Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Director-General of the Energy & Resources Institute.

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Jason Pack

Jason Pack researches Middle Eastern History at Cambridge University and is the author of In War's Wake: The Struggle for Post-Qadhafi Libya.

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Kevin Padian

Kevin Padian is a Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, Curator of Paleontology, University of California Museum of Paleontology, and President of the National Cen…

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Leif Pagrotsky

Leif Pagrotsky is a Swedish MP, vice president of Riksbank, and a former Minister of Industry and Trade and Minister of Education, Research, and Culture.

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Imbi Paju

Imbi Paju is a filmmaker and the author of Memories Denied.

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Ana Palacio

Ana Palacio, a former Spanish foreign minister and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, is a member of the Spanish Council of State, a visiting lecturer at Georgetown University, and a member of …

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Yannis Palaiokrassas

Yannis Palaiokrassas is former Greek Minister of Finance and former European Commissioner for the Environment and Fisheries.

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Robert Palter

Robert Palter, a McKinsey director, is the global leader of McKinsey’s Infrastructure Practice.

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Arvind Panagariya

Arvind Panagariya is Professor of Economics and Indian Political Economy at Columbia University.

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Ugo Panizza

Ugo Panizza is Pictet Chair and Professor of Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva.

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Dimitris Papadimoulis

Dimitris Papadimoulis is Vice President of the European Parliament, MEP, and Head of the Syriza Delegation.

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Elias Papaioannou

Elias Papaioannou is Professor of Economics at the London Business School.

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George A. Papandreou

George Papandreou, a former prime minister and foreign minister of Greece and head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), is President of the Socialist International.

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Yannos Papantoniou

Yannos Papantoniou was Greece’s Economy and Finance Minister from 1994 to 2001. He is currently President of the Center for Progressive Policy Research, an independent think-tank.

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Vladimer Papava

Vladimer Papava is a former Minister of Economy of the Republic of Georgia, and is the author of Necroeconomics, a study of post-Communist economic problems.

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Rodrigo Pardo

Rodrigo Pardo, a former foreign minister of Colombia, is the news director at RCN television, Colombia.

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Bhikhu Parekh

Bhikhu Parekh is Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics, a Labour Party member of the British House of Lords, and President of the Academy of Learned Societies in Social Sciences.

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Ji-hyun Park

Ji-hyun Park, a trafficking survivor, is a human-rights advocate.

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Robert L. Park

Robert L. Park is Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland and Director of the Washington Office of the American Physical Society.

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Emily Parker

Emily Parker, a Senior Fellow at the Asia Society's Center on US-China Relations, is currently writing a book about democracy and the Internet.

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Eugene N. Parker

Retired from the Department of Physics, Department of Astronomy, and the Enrico Fermi Institute of the University of Chicago where he was the S. Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor. He is the…

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Nikol Pashinyan

Nikol Pashinyan is Editor-in-chief of Haykakan Zhamanak, an independent newspaper in Armenia.

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Phongpaichit Pasuk

Pasuk Phongpaichit is a co-author of Thailand: Economy and Politics, Thailand's Boom and Bust, and Thailand's Crisis.

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Muhammad Pate

Muhammad Pate, a former Nigerian health minister and former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Polio Eradication in Nigeria, is a professor at Duke University’s Global Health Institute.

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Priti Patel

Priti Patel is a lawyer at the Southern Africa Litigation Center in Johannesburg.

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Chris Patten

Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong and a former EU commissioner for external affairs, is Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

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Anne Paugam

Anne Paugam is Chief Executive Officer of France’s development financing institution Agence Française de Développement.

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T. V. Paul

T.V. Paul is Professor of International Relations at McGill University and the author of The Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World.

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John Allen Paulos

John Allen Paulos is Professor of Mathematics at Temple University and the author of Innumeracy and A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper.

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Daniel Pauly

Daniel Pauly is Professor of Fisheries, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and Principal Investigator of the "Sea Around Us Project," devoted to studying global fisheries imp…

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Robert O. Paxton

Robert O. Paxton, Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, is the author of The Anatomy of Fascism, Vichy France: Old Guard and New Order, 1940-1944, Parades and Politics at Vichy, and Vi…

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Juliet Peck

Consultant on aid for the UN and USAID in Afghanistan and is currently a television producer.

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Antonio M.A. Pedro

Antonio M.A. Pedro is Director of the UN Economic Commission for Africa's Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa.

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Jiří Pehe

Jiří Pehe, once Chief Political Advisor to former Czech President Václav Havel, is a political analyst and Director of New York University in Prague.

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Anthony D. Pellegrini

Anthony D. Pellegrini is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota and author of The Role of Recess in Children's Development and Education.

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Alex Pentland

Alex Pentland is Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, and Director of the Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program, at MIT Media Lab. He is the author of Social Physics: Lessons from a New Science.

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Fabiana Perera

Fabiana Perera, a PhD candidate at The George Washington University, is a 2017 Foreign Policy Interrupted Fellow.

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Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, was a former prime minister and president of Israel.

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Richard Perle

Richard Perle, a former US Assistant Secretary of Defense, is a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington and a member of the US Defense Department's policy advisory board.

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Shawna J. Perry

Shawna J. Perry is Director for Patient Safety Systems Engineering for Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems and a professor of emergency medicine at VCU School of Medicine.

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Avinash Persaud

Avinash Persaud, is Chairman of Intelligence Capital Limited and Emeritus Professor of Gresham College, London. He also led the regulatory sub-committee of the UN Commission ("Stiglitz Commission") on F…

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Raj Persaud

Raj Persaud is a consultant psychiatrist in Harley Street, London.

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Volker Perthes

Volker Perthes is Chairman and Director of Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin.

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Wolfgang Petritsch

Wolfgang Petritsch is Austria's UN-Ambassador in Geneva, he was previously the EU's Special Envoy for Kosovo, its Chief Negotiator at the Kosovo peace talks in Rambouillet and Paris and the Internatio…

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Henry Petroski

Henry Petroski, Professor of Civil Engineering and of History at Duke University, is the author of Small Things Considered: Why There Is No Perfect Design and of other books on engineering, invention, …

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Michael Pettis

Michael Pettis is Professor of Finance at Peking University and a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment.

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Edmund S. Phelps

Edmund S. Phelps, the 2006 Nobel laureate in economics, is Director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University and author of Mass Flourishing.

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Joy Phumaphi

Joy Phumaphi is Executive Secretary of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance.

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Stephen Pickard

Stephen Pickard is Executive Director of the Australian Center for Christianity and Culture at Charles Sturt University.

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Thomas R. Pickering

Thomas R. Pickering, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs in the Clinton administration, served as US Ambassador to Russia, Israel, India, Jordan, and the United Nations. He is the Vice Chai…

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Kate Pickett

Kate Pickett is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of York.

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Sonia Pierre

Sonia Pierre, the head of the Movement for Dominican Women of Haitian Descent, was awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award in 2007 for her work fighting discrimination against Dominicans of H…

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Diane Pierret

Diane Pierret is an assistant professor at the Institute of Banking and Finance at HEC, University of Lausanne.

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Massimo Pigliucci

Massimo Pigliucci is Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

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Stuart Pimm

Stuart Pimm is Professor of Conservation Ecology at the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University.

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Sebastian Pinera

Sebastián Piñera has been President of Chile since 2010. Previously an economist and investor, he is Chile’s first center-right president to be elected since the country’s return to democracy in 1990.

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Per Pinstrup-Andersen

Per Pinstrup-Andersen is Professor of Food, Nutrition, and Public Policy at Cornell University and Professor of Development Economics at Copenhagen University, Denmark.

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Andrei Piontkovsky

Andrei Piontkovsky is a Russian political scientist and a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC.

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Richard Pipes

Author; Professor of History at Harvard; former member of the White House National Security Council.

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Jean-Claude Piris

Jean-Claude Piris, former Director General of the Legal Service of the Council of the European Union, is author of The Future of Europe: Towards a Two Speed EU?

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Jean Pisani-Ferry

Jean Pisani-Ferry is a professor at the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin) and Sciences Po (Paris), and former Commissioner-General of France Stratégie, a public policy advisory institution.

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John D. Podesta

John D. Podesta, Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton from 1998 to 2001, is the founder of the Center for American Progress.

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Markku Pohjola

Markku Pohjola is Deputy Group CEO of Nordea, the Nordic and Baltic Sea regional banking group.

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Robert Pollack

Robert Pollack is Professor of Biological Sciences and Director, Center for the Study of Science and Religion, Columbia University.

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Thitinan Pongsudhirak

Thitinan Pongsudhirak is Professor and Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Political Science in Bangkok.

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Daniel Poon

Daniel Poon is an Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

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Nicu Popescu

Nicu Popescu is a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, where he is head of the program on Russia and Wider Europe.

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Labode Popoola

Labode Popoola is Professor of Forest Economics and the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Development at the University of Ibadan.

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Gavril Popov

Gavril Popov, a former Mayor of Moscow, is President of the International University in Moscow.

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Julian Popov

Julian Popov, a former Bulgarian Minister of Environment and Water, is Chairman of the Buildings Performance Institute and a Fellow at the European Climate Foundation.

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Vladimir Popov

Vladimir Popov is a principal researcher in the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the author of 12 books on the global economy.

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Michael Porter

Michael Porter, Professor at Harvard Business School, is chairman of the Advisory Board to the Social Progress Imperative.

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Jonathan Portes

Jonathan Portes is Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

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Richard Portes

Richard Portes is Professor of Economics at London Business School and President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

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Richard Posner

Richard Posner is a Judge of the US Court of Appeals, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, and the author of Catastrophe: Risk and Response.

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Barry W. Poulson

Barry W. Poulson is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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Jonathan Power

Independent columnist; Contributor to the International Herald Tribune.

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Samantha Power

Executive Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; author of A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide.

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William Powers

William Powers is author of Blue Clay People and a forthcoming book on Bolivia.

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Jaideep Prabhu

Jaideep Prabhu is a professor at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and Director of the Center for India & Global Business. He is a co-author of the forthcoming book Frugal Inno…

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Sanjay Pradhan

Sanjay Pradhan is the Bank's Director for Public Sector Governance.

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Peter Praet

Peter Praet is Chief Economist of the European Central Bank and a member of its executive board.

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Eswar Prasad

Eswar Prasad is Professor of Trade Policy at the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of Gaining Cur…

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Andrea Prasow

Andrea Prasow is Senior Counterterrorism Counsel and Advocate, US Program, Human Rights Watch

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John Prendergast

John Prendergast is co-founder of the Enough Project and co-author of The Enough Moment: The Fight to End Human Rights Crimes in Africa.

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Gareth Price

Gareth Price is head of the Asia program at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, in London.

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Lant Pritchett

Professor of Politics and Economics at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

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Fiorello Provera

Fiorello Provera is Vice-chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the European Parliament.

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James J. Przystup

James J. Przystup is Senior Research Fellow in the Institute for National Strategic Studies, US National Defense University. He served on the Policy Planning Staff in the State Department and the Polic…

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David Puttnam

Film producer and member of the British House of Lords.

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Stephen J. Pyne

Stephen J. Pyne is a professor at the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University.

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Ángel Páez

Ángel Páez, a teacher and researcher at Universidad de Lima, Perú, is Head of the Investigative Team of Lima's newspaper La República.

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Eduardo Pérez Motta

Eduardo Pérez Motta is President of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission and Chair of the International Competition Network.

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Víctor Pérez-Díaz

Víctor Pérez-Díaz, President of the ASP Research Center in Madrid and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the European Academy, is the author of Markets and Civil Society and Eur…