Russian influence in Eastern Europe & Balkans; WMD proliferation; American foreign policy
John R. Haines is the founding chief executive officer of two companies developing proprietary technologies for fissile material detection and interdiction. In a different field altogether, he is Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer of Celularity Corporation, a biotechnology company focused on cellular therapeutics and functional regenerative medicine. Haines earlier co-founded a human stem cell therapeutics company that developed what Nature ranked as the second most dominant stem cell patent estate worldwide. Beginning his career as a mathematical economist, Haines also spent time professionally in maritime operations and government. An honors graduate of Villanova University, he holds advanced degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and its Graduate School of Medicine; from Stanford University; and from King’s College London. He is a life member of both the United States Naval War College Foundation and the United States Naval Institute, and a member of the executive committee of the Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Haines is a Senior Fellow of FPRI and the author of numerous essays and FPRI E-Books, and direct FPRI’s Princeton Committee.