Carnegie Mellon University

Arlane Gordon-Bray

Executive Director, Institute for Strategic Analysis; Managing Senior Research Associate


Arlane Gordon-Bray is the Executive Director of the Institute for Strategic Analysis  (ISA) at Carnegie Mellon University.  Arlane is also a Senior Research Associate of the Center for International Relations and Politics (CIRP) at CMU.  In this role Arlane manages the research of the CIRP.

Arlane started her career as a Risk Advisor with Aerosafe Risk Management, an aviation and defense risk management-consulting firm. Since then she has provided strategic management and planning consulting to the Attorney General’s Department of South Australia, the East African Community, and Pittsburgh community organizations.

Arlane holds a B.A. in International Studies concentrating in World Politics and Policy from Virginia Tech. Arlane earned her Master’s of Public Policy and Management from the H. John Heinz III College at Carnegie Mellon University as a Public Policy and International Affairs Fellow.