Brian Carter

Brian Carter

Associate Director at CCS

Location
Brooklyn, New York (Greater New York City Area)
Industry
Fund-Raising

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Brian Carter's Overview

Current
  • Associate Director at CCS
Past
  • Foreign Affairs Officer at U.S. Department of State
  • Biosecurity Engagement Program Officer, AAAS Diplomacy Fellow at U.S. Department of State
  • ACS Legislative Fellow at U.S. Senate
  • Science Faculty at Bard High School Early College
  • Chemistry Instructor for High School Juniors and Seniors at César Chávez Public Charter High School for Public Policy
  • Graduate Student at Columbia University
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Brian Carter's Summary

Highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starter, with a proven track record of working well both in teams and individually and using my scientific knowledge, policy expertise, and international experience to reach consensus among diverse constituencies.

Brian Carter's Experience

Associate Director

CCS

2013Present (1 year) Greater New York City Area

 Perform strategic management consulting for domestic and international nonprofits
 Develop and implement multimillionaire dollar fundraising campaigns

Foreign Affairs Officer

U.S. Department of State

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry

20092013 (4 years) U.S. Department of State Office of Science and Technology Cooperation

 Managed U.S. bilateral science and technology cooperation with countries in the Middle East and North Africa, South and Central Asia, and Turkey
 Liaised with U.S. technical agencies, academia, NGOs, and private companies to enhance science and technology cooperation with foreign countries
 Organized conferences, workshops, and other activities to increase bilateral relationships, and use traditional and social media to multiply the impact of these activities

Biosecurity Engagement Program Officer, AAAS Diplomacy Fellow

U.S. Department of State

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry

September 2009August 2011 (2 years)

 Programmed and managed several million dollars annually through grants and interagency agreements for bio engagement in the Middle East and North Africa
 Collaborated with life scientists, including vaccine producers and epidemiologist, in the Middle East and North Africa and U.S. agencies, nonprofits, and international organizations to encourage cooperative scientific research
 Prepared Congressional testimony, talking points, memos, and letters for the U.S. Secretary of State and my Assistant Secretary

ACS Legislative Fellow

U.S. Senate

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Legislative Office industry

20082009 (1 year)

American Chemical Society Congressional Fellow for Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and prior to that worked for Senator Clinton.
 Involved in pre-conference House and Senate negotiations that led to the passage of the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) Reauthorization, and the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA)
 Prepared talking points, press releases, memos and rebuttals for Senator Kennedy
 Prepared background information for hearings and legislative markup sessions
 Wrote and introduced legislation for Senator Clinton
 Prepared memos and press releases for Senator Clinton
 Met with and addressed issues of New York State constituents

Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Education Management industry

20052008 (3 years)

 Served as Science Department Liaison between the faculty and administration
 Designed and taught two new courses in biotechnology for the early college students, both containing extensive laboratory experiments in modern molecular biology
 Worked in collaboration with other science faculty to design and teach a new integrated science curriculum for 9th and 10th graders

Chemistry Instructor for High School Juniors and Seniors

César Chávez Public Charter High School for Public Policy

August 2004August 2005 (1 year 1 month) Washington, DC

 Designed and taught a new course on teaching chemistry as it is practiced by scientists
 Founded two new student extracurricular activities, the Future Doctors & Scientists of America and the César Chávez World Percussion Ensemble

Graduate Student

Columbia University

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

19992004 (5 years)

 Conducted interdisciplinary research using both chemistry and biology to develop technologies focusing on enzyme evolution and understanding antibiotic resistance
 Used a variety of chemical and molecular biology techniques, including PCR, DNA sequencing, protein purification, genetic manipulation of model organisms, as well as kinetic and thermodynamic studies of enzymes
 Taught organic and general chemistry recitations

Brian Carter's Skills & Expertise

  1. Science
  2. Molecular Biology
  3. Research
  4. Policy Analysis
  5. Public Policy
  6. Science Communication
  7. Teaching
  8. Scientific Writing
  9. Foreign Policy
  10. Global Health

Brian Carter's Education

Columbia University in the City of New York

PhD, Chemistry

19992004

The University of Georgia

Bachelor of Science (BS), Mathematics and Chemistry

19951999

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