Thomas Wright is a fellow at the Brookings Institution in the Managing Global Order project. Previously, he was executive director of studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, and senior researcher for the Princeton Project on National Security. Wright has a Ph.D. from Georgetown University, an M Phil from Cambridge University, and a BA and MA from University College Dublin. He has also held a pre-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a post doctoral fellowship at Princeton University. His writings have appeared in the American Political Science Review, Orbis, Survival, The Washington Quarterly, the Financial Times, the International Herald Tribune, and the Washington Post, and a number of international newspapers and media outlets. His current projects include the future of U.S. alliances and strategic partnerships, the geopolitical consequences of the eurocrisis, U.S. relations with rising powers, and multilateral diplomacy.