Anna Gelpern, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, is professor of law at American University Washington College of Law. She has contributed to international initiatives on financial reform and sovereign borrowing, most recently as part of the Second Warwick Commission and as an expert for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. She is a fellow at the George Washington University Center for Law, Economics & Finance. She has held visiting appointments at the Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a faculty appointment at the Rutgers School of Law–Newark and the Rutgers University Division of Global Affairs. She was an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, served in legal and policy positions at the US Treasury Department, and practiced with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York and London. Gelpern has published articles on financial integration, government debt, and regulation of financial institutions in law and social science journals and has coauthored the leading law textbook on international finance. She earned an AB from Princeton University, a JD from Harvard Law School, and an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science.