Dr. Peter Scoblic is a co-founder and principal of Event Horizon Strategies. He is also a senior fellow with the International Security Program at New America, and he serves as an instructor in Harvard’s Professional Development Program, teaching behavioral decision-making.
Peter has published widely on strategic foresight, including in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Science, and Harvard Business Review. His 2018 article on the CIA’s forecasting office won the Bobby R. Inman Award in Intelligence Studies.
Previously, he was the executive editor of The New Republic and Foreign Policy. He also served as deputy staff director of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, where he worked on approval of the New START agreement and was the chief foreign policy speechwriter for Chairman John Kerry. In 2008, Viking Press published his book, U.S. vs. Them, an intellectual history of American foreign policy.
Peter received his doctorate from Harvard Business School, where his research on strategic foresight won the Wyss Award for Excellence. He has certificates in war gaming from the Naval War College and in scenario planning from the Oxford Scenarios Programme at Said Business School. He received his A.B. in political science, with honors, from Brown University.