International Security Studies

Scholars

Colonel, United States Air Force
Colonel Donald Cloud is an Air Force Fellow with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  He has spent the past 21 years in the United States Air Force in a variety of operational assignments conducting air, space, cyber, intelligence, and nuclear deterrence operations.Most recently, he served as Special Advisor to the Vice President of the United States (2012-2014) where he pro...
Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Director, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University
Professor Bruce Hoffman has been studying terrorism and insurgency for more than thirty-five years. Professor Hoffman previously held the Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation and was also Director of RAND’s Washington, D.C. Office.  He was Scholar-in-Residence for Counterterrorism at the Central Intelligence Agency between 2004 and 2006; an a...
Program Manager, National Security Office, Los Alamos National Laboratory
EducationPh.D. in History (European and Russian), August 1982, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; M.A. in Government, May 1975; B.A. in Philosophy, June 1973 ExperienceSenior Advisor, National Security Office, Office of the Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2006-present. Providing policy support to Laboratory Director, senior leadership and division programs, administering and c...
Writer specializing in aviation; Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the National Air & Space Museum
Richard Whittle, author of Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution (Henry Holt and Company, September 2014), and The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey (Simon & Schuster, April 2010), is 2013-14 Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. A contributor to Air & Space Smithsonian, the web site Breaking Defense an...

Experts & Staff

  • Robert S. Litwak // Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director, International Security Studies
  • Tonya Boyce // Program Assistant, International Security Studies