Suzanne DiMaggio is a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she focuses on U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East and Asia. She is one of the foremost experts and practitioners of diplomatic dialogues with countries that have limited or no official relations with the United States, especially Iran and North Korea. For over two decades, she has led these track 1.5 and track 2 conversations to help policymakers identify pathways for diplomatic progress on a range of issues, including regional security, nonproliferation, conflict de-escalation and risk reduction, and bilateral relations.
She previously was the Vice President of Global Policy Programs at the Asia Society, the Vice President of the United Nations Association of the USA, and a Program Officer at the United Nations University, first based in Tokyo, Japan, and later at UN headquarters in New York. Ms. DiMaggio is an Associate Senior Fellow in the Disarmament, Arms Control and Nonproliferation Program at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the Director of the Iran Project, and an Advisor to the Vienna-based Open Nuclear Network and the National Committee on North Korea. Follow Suzanne on X at @SuzanneDimaggio.
Explore some of Ms. DiMaggio’s recent commentary:
Vienna Could be a Small Step Toward Bigger Places if U.S.-Iran Take Advantage Of It — Responsible Statecraft, 4/5/21
A Principled U.S. Diplomatic Strategy Toward North Korea — 38 North, 2/22/21