Thomas Graham is managing director of Kissinger Associates, Inc. He joind the firm in 2007.
Previously, Graham was special assistant to President George W. Bush and senior director for Russia on the National Security Council staff from March 2004 to February 2007 and director for Russian affairs on the National Security Council Staff from June 2002 to February 2004. From August 2001 to May 2002, he served as the associate director of the policy planning staff of the Department of State.
From 1998-2001, Graham was a senior associate in the Russia/Eurasia program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. During this period, he was a frequent commentator on Russian affairs and U.S.-Russian relations. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal, and in European and Russian publications.
From 1984-1998, he was a Foreign Service officer. His assignments included two tours of duty at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, where he served as head of the political/internal unit and acting political counselor. Between tours in Moscow, he worked on Russian and Soviet affairs on the policy planning staff of the Department of State and as a policy assistant in the office of the undersecretary of defense for policy.
He is the author of Russia's Decline and Uncertain Recovery (2002) and co-author of U.S.-Russian Relations at the Turn of the Century (2000).
Last Updated: September 1, 2017