Heather Hurlburt

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Heather Hurlburt

Heather Hurlburt
New America Foundation

Heather Hurlburt is director of the New Models of Policy Change initiative at New America's Political Reform program. Hurlburt will lead research into how policy advocacy is adapting to be effective in our current environment of intense political polarization, and provide guidance to advocates and funders seeking to navigate politics effectively on behalf of policy solutions. Previously, she ran the National Security Network, a premier source for internationalist foreign policy messaging and advocacy; held senior positions in the white House and State Department under President Bill Clinton; and worked on Capitol Hill and for the International Crisis Group. She holds degrees from Brown and George Washington Universities.