In the News – 2012
Elliott School Announces New Assistant Vice President for Development
GW's Elliott School of International Affairs is pleased to welcome Dr. Christine Emery as its new Assistant Vice President for Development. In this position, she will lead the Elliott School's fundraising efforts.
"The Elliott School has a long tradition of preparing students to engage successfully in global affairs. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Elliott School's renowned faculty, and with its alumni around the world, to support the School's mission of excellence," said Dr. Emery.
Dr. Emery is "exceptionally well-positioned" for her new role, according to Elliott School Dean Michael E. Brown. She is a triple alumna of the George Washington University, having received a B.A. in American Literature, an M.Phil. in International Affairs, and a Ph.D. in Political Science.
In addition to her academic accomplishments, Dr. Emery has wide-ranging executive and fundraising experience at the international level. She has served as a fellow and senior director of institutional relations at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, vice president for investment policy at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and vice president for institutional advancement at CHF International. Prior to joining the Elliott School, Dr. Emery was the founder and principal of Emery International Group, where she provided strategic planning, tactical assistance, and business development for private equity firms, non-profits, and start-ups.
With a background in international organizations and business development, Dr. Emery has extensive experience designing and implementing innovative business strategies and long-range strategic plans in the public and private sector. She will be a superb addition to the Elliott School's senior staff and the university's Development team.