Laura Rosenberger is a 2019 Vice Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitor with the National Security College, and a director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy—a bipartisan, transatlantic initiative housed at The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). She is also a senior fellow at GMF, and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Previously, Laura was a foreign policy advisor for Hillary for America. Prior to that, she served in a range of senior positions at the State Department and the White House’s National Security Council. As chief of staff to Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken and earlier as then-Deputy National Security Advisor Blinken’s senior advisor, she counseled on the full range of national security policy. Laura also managed the interagency Deputies Committee, the U.S. government’s senior-level interagency decision-making forum on America’s most pressing national security issues. Laura also has an extensive background in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly Northeast Asia. She served as National Security Council director for China and Korea, managing and coordinating U.S. policy on China and the Korean Peninsula, and in a variety of positions focused on the Asia-Pacific region at the Department of State, including managing U.S.–China relations and addressing North Korea’s nuclear programs. She also served as special assistant to Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Bill Burns.