Rand Fishbein - Biography
Rand H. Fishbein, PH.D. is President of Fishbein Associates, Inc., a public policy consulting firm based in Potomac, Maryland. He is a former Professional Staff Member (Majority) of both the U.S. Senate Foreign Operations Appropriations and Defense Appropriations subcommittees and worked as Special Assistant for National Security Affairs to the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI). Dr. Fishbein served as one of two Foreign Policy/Intelligence Analysts on the U.S. Senate Committee investigating the Iran-Contra Affair and was its only Middle East specialist. He holds a doctorate, with Distinction, in International Relations/Middle East Studies, from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Dr. Fishbein is a recipient of Fulbright Research Fellowships to St. Antony’s College, Oxford University and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He served in Belgium as a Fellow at the North Atlantic Assembly, the inter-parliamentary forum for NATO.