H. Andrew Schwartz
H. Andrew Schwartz is Senior Vice President of External Relations at CSIS and is responsible for directing the Center’s media relations, congressional relations, Statesman's Forums, publications, Web site, marketing, and other external relations matters. Prior to joining CSIS, Schwartz was a spokesman for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), America’s pro-Israel lobby. Before that, he was a producer for the Fox News Channel’s Special Report with Brit Hume and subsequently served as a White House producer for the network. As a print journalist, Schwartz writes frequently for the Washington Post, Washington Times, and various national newspapers and magazines on music and culture.
Early in his career, Schwartz served as a research assistant to former Carter domestic policy adviser Stuart E. Eizenstat, at Powell, Goldstein, Frazer, and Murphy, and as a legislative fellow in the offices of Senator J. Bennett Johnston (D-LA), and Representative Lindy Boggs (D-LA). Schwartz holds a B.A. in political science from Tulane University and an M.A. in broadcast journalism and public policy from the American University. He currently serves on the Board of Visitors at the Texas Christian University (TCU) College of Communication, on the Advisory Council to the Children's Health Fund and on the Editorial Board of The Washington Quarterly.