Security Studies - Career Placement

Graduates of the Security Studies doctoral program pursue varied careers in the academic, government and nongovernmental sectors. Below is a list of all the Security Studies PhD graduates to date, including a few who pre-dated the formal launch of the cluster in 2011.


2018-19

John-Michael Arnold, Post-doctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins University SAIS, Washington, DC

Doyle Hodges, Associate Professor, College of Distance Education, Department of National Security Affairs, US Naval War College, Newport, RI

2017-18

Julia Morse, Assistant Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Andrew Shaver, Lecturer & Niehaus Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security at Dartmouth College

2016-17

Zack Cooper, Research Fellow (Asian Security), American Enterprise Institute

Jamie Gruffydd-Jones, China Policy Officer, Ministry of Defense, Whitehall, Westminster, U.K.

Caroline Milne, Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses (Strategy, Forces, and Resources Division), Alexandria, VA

Alex Bollfrass, Senior Designer and Associate at Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Brendan Gallagher, Lt. Colonel, Brigade Executive Officer, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Fort Knox, NY

2015-16

Barret Bradstreet, Major, U.S. Marines, Exchange Officer, Ecole Militaire, Embassy of the United States

Matthew Zais, Lieutenant Colonel, Deputy, Strategic Initiatives Group, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Belvoir, VA

2014-15

Michael Kreuzer, Lieutenant Colonel and Exec. Officer to the Director of Intelligence, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, VA

2013-14

Liam Collins, Colonel, U.S. Army/Professor & Director of the Modern War Institute at West Point, U.S. Military Academy, Department of Military Instruction, West Point, NY

Michael Hunzeker, Assistant Professor, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy & Government, Arlington, VA

Darren Lim, Lecturer in International Relations, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, The Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia

2012-13

Marina Henke, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL