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Senior Policy Advisor

Russ Carnahan is a Senior Policy Advisor at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Missouri’s Third Congressional District from 2005-2013 and serving on the House Committees on Foreign Affairs, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Veterans’ Affairs.


The former U.S. Representative emphasizes the areas where science diplomacy has allowed Congress to create positive change and pushes for its continued use to address the many challenges the U.S. and the world are facing today.


By improving the coordination of international science efforts across federal agencies, the United States will effectively achieve both scientific and diplomatic objectives.