Former White House National Security Council Director for Brazil and Southern Cone Affairs and Former Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
Nick Zimmerman is a Global Fellow to the Latin American Program’s Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Nick previously served in the Obama Administration in a variety of national security capacities as the Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, White House National Security Council Director for Brazil and Southern Cone Affairs, and Special Assistant in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and Western Hemisphere Affairs Country Director.
Nick has been cited, interviewed, and published in an array of media outlets in Europe, Latin America, and the United States, including Americas Quarterly, BBC, BBC Brasil, CNN Brasil, El Faro, the Financial Times, Folha de São Paulo, GloboNews, the Huffington Post, the Miami Herald, New York Magazine, the New York Times, Reuters, Time, Valor Econômico, and the Washington Post.
He holds a B.A. with honors from Brown University and an M.A. from the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government.