35+ Years of Freedom of Information Action

Dr. Barbara Elias

Research Fellow
U.S. policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan

Dr. Barbara Elias is director of the Afghanistan, Pakistan and Taliban project. An assistant professor at Bowdoin College specializing in international relations and security studies, she received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. with honors from Brown University. In addition to interests in national security, Afghanistan and counterinsurgency warfare, having served as the National Security Archive's FOIA Coordinator from 2003-2006, Barbara also remains interested in issues of government transparency and access to information