Project Description

Aaron Allen

Robert Bosch Foundation, United States

Aaron Allen is a current Fellow with the Robert Bosch Foundation in Germany with a
focus on foreign policy. He was most recently a Senior Legislative Assistant for a
California Member of Congress and worked on national security issues in the office. He
is also the founder and former President of the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff
Association.

Previous positions also include working for the California State Senate, the Chula Vista
City Council, the San Diego World Affairs Council, the International Rescue Committee
and the National Conflict Resolution Center. Born and raised in San Diego, California,
Aaron attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated in 2009 with
degrees in History and Political Science and he completed his Master’s in Security
Studies at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service in 2019. He has also completed
course work at the Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation, the U.S. Army War
College, the Air Command and Staff College, the U.S. Naval War College Fleet Seminar
and the United States Institute of Peace. He has also participated in fellowship programs
with the Woodrow Wilson Center, the Partnership for a Secure America, the Council on
Foreign Relations’ Congressional Foreign Policy Study Group, and the Nonproliferation
Policy Education Center.

Aaron has served as a board member for the United States Section of the International
Boundary and Water Commission’s Citizen Forum and was the Co-Chair and Institute
Director for the New Leaders Council’s Washington, D.C. Chapter.