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Ph.D. Parag KHANNA Senior Research Fellow, The New America Foundation, Washington D.C.


  Bachelor and Master Degree, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  PhD, London School of Economics
1999-2000 Research Associate, Council on Foreign Relations, New York
2000-2002 World Economic Forum, Geneva
2002-2005 Global Governance Fellow, Brookings Institution
2004 Visiting Fellow, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi
2004-2005 Non-Resident Associate, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University
2006 Visiting Fellow, Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore
2007 Senior Geopolitical Advisor, United States Special Operations Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan
 Presently Parag Khanna is a Senior Research Fellow at the New America Foundation. He served in the foreign policy advisory group to the Barack Obama for President Campaign. Additionally he is Director of the Hybrid Reality Institute, a research and advisory think tank focused on the intersection of technology trends and geopolitics. Parag serves on the executive boards of Independent Diplomat and the Micro Equity Development Fund, the board of trustees of the New Cities Foundation, and on the advisory board of Ergo.


Member, Council on Foreign Relations and Explorers Club


Together with his wife Ayesha Parag he authors the featured Hybrid Reality blog on BigThink on human-technology co-evolution. Parag is widely published and quoted in media around the world such as the New York Times, TIME, Financial Times, and Wall Street Journal, and appears regularly on CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, PBS, and NPR.
Khanna Parag: The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order, 2008
Khanna Parag: How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance, 2011


OECD Future Leaders Prize, 2002
Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, 2009