Our Specialists .
Conflict, Stability and Research Director Ruth Citrin
Dr. Ruth Citrin is consortium executive director for the UK aid-funded Cross-Border Conflict Evidence, Policy and Trends (XCEPT) research programme. She also leads research and evidence with the UK Division of Chemonics International. Ruth brings a rare, proven ability to translate research and analysis into actionable policy and has previously served as director for Syria at the White House National Security Council, policy planner on then-Secretary John Kerry’s staff, senior Levant analyst with the US Department of State, and director of the European Council on Foreign Relation’s Middle East and North Africa programme.