Special Advisor, Healthcare
Scott Rosenstein works at the intersection of research and practice. In addition to his role as global health special advisor at the Eurasia Group he is currently a professor at the Bard College Globalization and International Affairs program where he focuses on health emergencies. He was the head of research at the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities initiative, where he provided analytical rigor to the growing field of urban resilience, managed the organization’s public health partnerships, and designed the resilience strategy process in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Prior to that, Scott was the director of the global health practice at the Eurasia Group, where he worked with government and private sector clients interested in pandemic preparedness and health system analysis. Scott was a research associate in the global health program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), where he focused on the intersection of emerging infectious diseases and national security. He is the co-founder of Restore Rockaway, a non-profit organization that provided grants to small businesses on the Rockaway Peninsula that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy. Scott’s field experience includes projects in Puerto Rico, Bosnia, Nigeria, South Africa, Lebanon, Jordan, Senegal, Botswana, and El Salvador. He is a former term member at the Council on Foreign Relations and was on the Arthur Ross Book Award Nominating Committee. Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College and holds Master of Public Health and Master of International Relations degrees, both from Yale University.