Dean James Stavridis
James Stavridis is the 12th leader of The Fletcher School since its founding in 1933. A retired Admiral in the U.S. Navy, he led the NATO Alliance in global operations from 2009 to 2013 as Supreme Allied Commander. He also served as Commander of U.S. Southern Command, with responsibility for all military operations in Latin America from 2006-2009.
A Fletcher PhD, he won the Gullion prize as outstanding student and has published six books and over 150 articles. His focus is on innovation, strategic communication and planning, and creating security through international, interagency, and public/private partnerships in this turbulent 21st century.
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Bhaskar Chakravorti is the Senior Associate Dean of International Business & Finance at The Fletcher School at Tufts University and the founding Executive Director of Fletcher’s Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC). Having joined Fletcher in 2011, Bhaskar also serves as a Professor of Practice in International Business
Prior to joining Fletcher, Bhaskar was a Partner of McKinsey & Company and a leader of McKinsey’s Innovation and Global Forces practices. Bhaskar earned a PhD in Economics from the University of Rochester. He is a graduate of the Delhi School of Economics and Delhi's St. Stephen's College