Michael Edward Walsh


Eddie Walsh is the Founder of the Center on Island Security.


  • Position: President
  • Location: United States
  • Experience: Young Leader at Pacific Forum CSIS; Core Member of the Emerging Security Challenges Working Group at the Partnership for Peace Consortium; Vice Chair of Foreign Correspondents at the National Press Club; Senior Environmental Marketing and Communications Manager at Microsoft; Senior Fellow at Georgetown University; Academic Guest at the University of Zurich; Next Generation Fellow at the American Assembly; Exchange Researcher at Waseda University; Adjunct Fellow at the Federation of American Scientists; Visiting Researcher at Universität der Bundeswehr München; WSD-Handa Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; Participant at New York Forum Africa
  • Education: University of London (PhD*); Harvard Business School (ExecEd); Johns Hopkins SAIS (MA); The Johns Hopkins University (BA)
  • Email: president@islandssociety.org
  • Linkedin: eddiewalsh

Derek Bolton


Derek Bolton is a Resident Fellow at the Center on Island Security. He is also a Young Leader at Pacific Forum CSIS and the Managing Director of the Baltic Islands Society.


  • Position: Resident Fellow
  • Location: Finland / United Kingdom
  • Experience: Young Leader at Pacific Forum CSIS; Research Associate at Global Co Lab Network; Junior Research Fellow at the American Security Project
  • Education: University of Bath (PhD*); Universiteit van Amsterdam (MSc); University College Cork (BA)
  • Email: derek@islandssociety.org
  • Linkedin: derekwbolton

Agne Cepinskyte


Agne Cepinskyte is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Island Security. She is also a PhD candidate at King’s College London, where she is conducting research on the issues of national minorities and security in the Baltic region.


  • Position: Non-Resident Fellow
  • Location: Lithuania / United Kingdom
  • Experience: Visiting Research Fellow at the European Centre for Minority Issues; Junior Researcher at the Energy Security Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University
  • Education: King’s College London (MA); Mykolas Romeris University (MA)
  • Email: pr@islandssociety.org
  • Linkedin: agne-cepinskyte-299273113

Joshua Archer


Joshua Archer is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Island Security. He is also the Associate Director of programs at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation.

 

  • Position: Non-Resident Fellow
  • Location: Japan / United States
  • Experience: Associate Director of Programs at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation; Research Assiciate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Research Assistant at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
  • Email: joshua@islandssociety.org
  • Linkedin: jdarcher

Lora Vaioleti


Lora is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Island Security. A New Zealander of Tongan ancestry, her research centers on the broader impacts of climate change on human security.

 

  • Position: Non-Resident Fellow
  • Location: Australia / New Zealand
  • Experience: Advisor at New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations; Research Fellow IMPAECT; Fellow at Global Islands Partnership (GLISPA)
  • Email: lora@islandssociety.org
  • Linkedin: lora-vaioleti

Bremen de Haan


Bremen de Haan is is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Island Security. .


  • Position: Non-Resident Fellow
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Experience: Peace Corps (Panama); Save the Children (China)
  • Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BS); University of Queensland (MA)
  • Email: bremen@islandssociety.org
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