Chad Peterson oversees the democracy, human rights, and labor portfolio on the Policy Planning Staff. He is a career Foreign Service Officer, and served previously in India and Finland, and held political affairs positions in Germany, Pakistan, and Turkey. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he worked as Editor of the RUSI Journal for the Royal United Services Institute. He has a B.A. from DePauw University, an M.A. from Boston University, and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.