Foreign Policy and the 2024 Elections
Jan 11, 2024 1:46 AM
Joe Barnes-Rice University Baker Institute
Foreign Policy and the 2024 Elections

Joe Barnes is the Bonner Means Baker Fellow at the Baker Institute. Since
coming to Rice University in 1995, he has written extensively on
international economics, with a focus on the geopolitics of energy. In
addition to numerous institute studies, Barnes’ work has also appeared in
The New York Times, the Houston Chronicle, Survival, Oil and Gas Journal,
Energy Markets, the Newsletter of the Royal United Services Institute, the
SAIS Policy Forum Series and the National Interest. He is a contributor to
three volumes: “Energy in the Caspian Region” (Palgrave Press), “United
States Tax Reform in the 21st Century” (Cambridge University Press) and
“Natural Gas and Geopolitics from 1970 to 2040” (Cambridge University
Barnes is also faculty advisor to the Baker Institute Student Forum. From
1979 to 1993, he was a career diplomat with the U.S. State Department,
serving in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. His last
assignment in the State Department was with the Policy Planning Staff.
Barnes is a graduate of Princeton University.