Perry Cammack is the program director for Peacebuilding at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Prior to joining the Fund in 2019, Mr. Cammack was a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He was the principal architect of “Arab World Horizons,” a three-year project that engaged civil society leaders and activists, industry leaders, scholars, and government officials to examine the underlying causes of the Arab World’s profound instability.
Previously, Mr. Cammack worked for more than a decade on Middle East diplomatic, security, democracy, and economic issues in the United States government. From 2003–2013, he worked as an advisor to then-Senators Joseph Biden and John Kerry on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He served as a member of the policy planning staff of Secretary of State John Kerry from 2013–2015. Mr. Cammack was also an adjunct professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University from 2014–2018. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and he remains a nonresident fellow at the Carnegie Endowment.
Mr. Cammack is a Middle East expert and foreign policy analyst with a distinguished career spanning the government, nonprofit, and academic sectors. He joins the RBF from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.