• Peter L. Bergen, Center Co-Director in Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • LaDawn Haglund and Rimjhim Aggarwal researching social and economic rights in a Delhi settlement.

  • David Kilcullen, ASU Future of War Fellow working on counterinsurgency issues at the Tarapaca airstrip, Colombia.

  • Peter Singer, Strategist and Senior Fellow at New America discusses his book Ghost Fleet at the US Navy Current Strategy Forum.

  • Daniel Rothenberg training local NGO workers on human rights documentation and analysis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • Brad Allenby, Center Affiliated Faculty speaking on civilizational conflict, Chautauqua Institute.

  • Anne-Marie Slaughter, New America President and CEO

  • Douglas Ollivant, ASU Future of War Fellow advising Iraqi security forces on border between Karbala and Anbar provinces.

  • Yasmin Saikia, Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies and Center Affiliated Faculty speaking in Baghdad at a conference sponsored by the Iraqi Ministry of Culture.

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People

Co-Directors

Peter Bergen
Co-Director, Center on the Future of War, Professor of Practice, School of Politics and Global Studies, Vice President, New America
Daniel Rothernberg
Co-Director, Center on the Future of War, Professor of Practice, School of Politics and Global Studies

Center Faculty

Assistant Research Professor, Center on the Future of War, School of Politics and Global Studies
Senior Fellow, Center on the Future of War, Professor of Practice, School of Politics and Global Studies
Senior Fellow in the Center on the Future of War, Professor of Practice in the School of Politics and Global Studies
Senior Fellow in the Center on the Future of War, Professor of Practice in the School of Politics and Global Studies, University Advisor on Cyber Capabilities and Conflict Studies

Postdoctoral Scholars, Researchers and Fellows

Research Fellow, Center on the Future of War, PhD Student, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Milos Popovic is a Post-Doctoral Scholar at the Center on the Future of War
MAJ Bobby Sickler is an active duty Army officer pursuing a PhD in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology at the School for the Future of Innovation in Society.

Ken Abbott

Jack E. Brown Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law; Professor of Global Studies, School of Politics and Global Studies; Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Faculty Co-Director, Center for Law and Global Affairs

Rimjhim Aggarwal

Associate Professor and Chair of the Undergraduate Standards Committee, School of Sustainability; Senior Sustainability Scientist at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Souad Ali

Head of Classics and Middle East Studies; Director of Arabic Studies; Associate Professor of Arabic Literature and Middle East/Islamic Studies, School of International Letters and Cultures

Brad Allenby

President's Professor and Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment; Founding Director, Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management; Founding Chair, Consortium for Emerging Technologies, Military Operations, and National Security; Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Luc Anselin

Walter Isard Chair, Director, and Regents' Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning; Director at the GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation; Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Panagiotis Artemiadis

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Director, Human-Oriented Robotics and Control Lab, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

George Basile

Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Stephen Batalden

Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies; Director, Melikian Center on Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies

Nadya Bliss

Director, Global Security Initiative; Professor of Practice, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Daniel Bodansky

Foundation Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law; Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Faculty Co-Director, Center for Law and Global Affairs

Benjamin Broome

Professor, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication

Lenka Bustikova

Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Linell Cady

Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict; Professor of Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

John Carlson

Associate Professor, Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; Associate Director, Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict

Robert Clinton

Foundation Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; Chief Justice, Winnebago Supreme Court; Associate Justice, Colorado River Indian Tribes Court of Appeals; Associate Justice, Hualapai Tribal Court of Appeals; Associate Justice, Hopi Court of Appeals; Judge pro tem, San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians

Steve Corman

Professor, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication; Director, Center for Strategic Communication

Werner Dahm

Foundation Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy; Founding Director and Chief Scientist of the Security and Defense Systems Initiative; Chief Technical Officer, ASURE

Richard Dale

Executive Director, Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Professor of Practice, College of Public Programs

Hasan Davulcu

Associate Professor, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Peter de Marneffe

Professor of Philosophy, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Scott Decker

Foundation Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Kevin Desouza

Associate Dean for Research, College of Service and Community Solutions; Foundation Professor, School of Public Affairs

Gary Dirks

Director, LightWorks in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Julie A. Wrigley Chair Practice of Sustainable Energy Systems and Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, School of Sustainability

Roxanne Doty

Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Hallie Eakin

Associate Professor, School of Sustainability; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Julie Murphy Erfani

Associate Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Director, Masters Program in Social Justice and Human Rights, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Ed Finn

Founding Director, Center for Science and the Imagination, Assistant Professor, School of Arts, Media and Engineering and Department of English

Lt. Gen. (ret.) Benjamin C. Freakley

Professor of Practice of Leadership, Senior Advisor, McCain Institute for International Leadership; Special Advisor to President Michael Crow

Peter French

Emeritus Lincoln Professor of Ethics, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Abdullahi Gallab

Associate Professor, African and African American Studies, School of Social Transformation; Associate Professor of Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Joel Garreau

Professor of Culture, Values and Emerging Technologies, ASU Office of the President; Founding Co-Director, “The Weaponized Narrative Initiative”; Midwife, The ASU/DARPA "Polyplexus" Partnership; Founding Director, “The Prevail Project: Wise Governance for Challenging Futures”

David Gartner

Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Faculty Co-Director, Center for Law and Global Affairs

David Guston

Dean, School for the Future of Innovation in Society; Principal Investigator and Director, Center for Nanotechnology in Society; Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes; Co-Leader, Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

LaDawn Haglund

Associate Professor, Justice and Social Inquiry, School of Social Transformation; Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Chad Haines

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Michael Hechter

Foundation Professor of Political Science, School of Politics and Global Studies; Core Faculty, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity; Graduate Faculty, Department of History, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Anne Herbert

Director, Undergraduate Education, Senior Lecturer in Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Magda Hinojosa

Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Kiril Hristovski

Associate Professor, Polytechnic School, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Environmental Engineering Graduate Faculty, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment; International Collaboration Liaison, Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security, College of Public Programs

Ben Hurlburt

Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences

 

Okechukwu Iheduru

Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Mark Jacobs

Vice Provost; Dean, Barrett Honors College; Professor, School of Life Sciences

Stanlie James

Vice Provost for Inclusion and Community Engagement; Professor, African and African American Studies, School of Social Transformation

George Justice

Dean of Humanities, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Associate Vice President for Humanities and Arts, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development

Ethan Kapstein

Arizona Centennial Professor of International Affairs, School of Public Affairs; Senior Director for Research and Decision Analysis, McCain Institute for International Leadership

Charles Katz

Watts Family Director, Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety; Associate Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Sally Kitch

Regents' Professor of Women and Gender Studies, School of Social Transformation, Director, Institute for Humanities Research; Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute for Sustainability

Miki Kittilson

Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Orde Kittrie

Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Jonathan Koppell

Dean, College of Public Programs; Lattie and Elva Coor Presidential Chair, School of Public Affairs; Professor of Public Affairs; Distinguished Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Milli Lake

Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Peter Lehman

Professor, Department of English; Director, Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture

 

Kyle Longley

Dean's Faculty Fellow, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Snell Family Dean's Distinguished Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies and School of Politics and Global Studies 

Erik Luna

Foundation Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

John Carlson, Associate Professor, Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; Associate Director, Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict

Ilana Luna

Assistant Professor, Latin American Studies, School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies

Stephen Mackinnon

Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Gary Marchant

Regents' Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; Faculty Director, Center for Law, Science and Innovation; Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Flavio Marsiglia

Regents' Professor, Distinguished Foundation Professor of Cultural Diversity and Health, School of Social Work; Director, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center

Martin Matusik

Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; Director, Center for Critical Inquiry and Cultural Studies

Kristin Mayes

Professor of Practice, School for the Future of Innovation in Scoeity; Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Rob Melnick

Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Presidential Professor of Practice, School of Sustainabili

Will H. Moore

Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Victor Peskin

Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Danny Peterson

Professor of Practice, Department of Technology Management

Luis Plascencia

Assistant Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

George Poste

Regents’ Professor and Del E. Webb Chair in Health Innovation, School of Life Sciences; Chief Scientist, Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative

Mark Ramirez

Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Anshuman Razdan

Professor, Department of Engineering, College of Technology and Innovation; Director, Advanced Technology Innovation Collaboratory; Director, Image and 3D Data Exploitation and Analysis Lab

Jason Roberts

Lincoln Chair in Ethics; Director, Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics; Franca Oreffice Dean's Distinguished Professor in the Life Sciences; Lincoln Associate Professor of Ethics in Biotechnology and Medicine; Director, Bioethics, Policy, and Law Program

Heather Roff

Cybersecurity Fellow, New America; Research Scientist, Global Security Initiative, ASU.

Troy Rule

Associate Professor, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law; Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Faculty Director, Program on Law and Sustainability

James Rush

Associate Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Jim Russell

Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Research Scientist, Global Security Initiative; Core Faculty, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity

Scott Ruston

Assistant Research Professor, Hugh Downs School of Communication

Yasmin Saikia

Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies, Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

Hava Samuelson

Director, Jewish Studies Program; Miriam Lowe Professor of Modern Judaism, Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

Adriana Sanford

Clinical Associate Professor of Management, W.P. Carey School of Business; World Economic Forum Advisory Committee Member for the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative

Daniel Sarewitz

Professor of Science and Society, School of Life Sciences; Advisory Board Member, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes; Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Erin Scharff

Associate Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Thomas Schildgen

Professor, Polytechnic School, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Juliane Schober

Director, Center for Asian Research; Professor of Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

Sarah Shair-Rosenfield

Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Paulo Shakarian

Assistant Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering; Director, Cyber-Socio Intelligent Systems Laboratory

Shade Shutters

Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability; Research Scientist, Global Security Initiative; Core Faculty, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity

Shade Shutters

Research Scientist, Global Security Initiative, Core Faculty, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Sheldon Simon

Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

David Siroky

Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Core Faculty, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity

Ali Souad

Head of Classics and Middle East StudiesDirector of Arabic Studies, and Associate Professor of Arabic Literature and Middle East/Islamic Studies, School of International Letters and Cultures

Cameron Thies

Professor and Director, School of Politics and Global Studies

George Thomas

Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Mark Von Hagen

Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; Director, Office of Veteran and Military Academic Engagement

Stephen Walker

Professor Emeritus, School of Politics and Global Studies

Carolyn Warner

Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Clint Williamson

Senior Director for Law and National Security, McCain Institute for International Leadership; Distinguished Professor of Practice, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law 

Jamie Winterton

Director, Strategic Research Initiatives, Global Security Initiative

Reed Wood

Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies

Thorin Wright

Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Global Studie

Hassan Abbas

Carnegie Fellow at New America; professor, National Defense University, former Distinguished Quaid-i-Azam Professor at Columbia University.

Matthiew Aikins

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow at New America, freelance journalist published inHarper’s, The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, and other leading publications; recipient of the Livingston Award for International Reporting, the George Polk award and other honors.

Jason Amerine

Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) U.S. Army, helped establish local opposition force in the Pashtun tribal belt of southern Afghanistan as well as hostage policy, former assistant professor of international relations at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Rosa Brooks

ASU Future of War Senior Fellow; Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Georgetown University Law Center; former Counselor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; Consultant, Human Rights Watch; Board Member, Amnesty International USA.

Sharon Burke

Senior Advisor, International Security Program; former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy, U.S. Department of Defense; former Vice President and Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security

Emily Cole Hunt

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow at New America; former associate Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; former Soref Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Jennifer Daskal

Associate Professor, American University Washington College of Law; former Senior Counterterrorism Counsel, Human Rights Watch.

Jeffrey W. Eggers

Senior Fellow, New America; former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; Special Assistant to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen; former Navy SEAL.

Chris Fussell

Senior Fellow, International Security Program, New America; Principal, McChrystal Group; former Aide-de-Camp to Gen. (ret.) Stanley A. McChrystal; former Navy SEAL; recipient of the Pat Tillman Award.

Christopher Fussell

Senior Fellow; Principal, the McChrystal Group; former officer in the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams

Mark Hagerott

Cybersecurity Fellow, New America; Chancellor, North Dakota University System; Captain (ret.) U.S. Navy; former Deputy Director and Distinguished Professor of Cyber Operations and Policy at the Center for Cyber Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy.

Shane Harris

Fellow, International Security Program, New America; former ASU Future of War Fellow; senior correspondent, Wall Street Journal; winner of the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense, finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists.

Luke Hartig

Fellow, International Security Program, New America; Executive Director, National Journal's Network Science Initiative former Senior Director for Counterterrorism at the National Security Council; former Deputy Director for Counterterrorism Operations, Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Drew Herrick

Ph.D. candidate, George Washington University; former National Cybersecurity Fellow, New America, former researcher, RAND Corporation.

Sarah Holewinski

Senior Fellow, Center for New American Security; former Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations; former Executive Director, Center for Civilians in Conflict.

Heather Hurlburt

Director, New Models of Policy Change; former Director, National Security Network; former Senior Staff, White House

Azmat Khan

ASU Future of War Fellow, New America;  investigative journalist for Frontline, Al Jazeera, and BuzzFeed’s Investigative Unit; winner of a Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia, Deadline Club Award for Independent Digital Reporting.

David Kilcullen

ASU Future of War Fellow; former Special Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State; former Senior Advisor to General David Petraeus in Iraq

Ioannis Koskina

Senior Fellow, International Security Program; CEO, Hoplite Group; former officer, U.S. Air Force Special Operations

Michael Lind

co-founder of New America; former editor/staff writer for The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The National Interest

Tara Maller

Research Fellow, International Security Program, New America; Senior Policy Advisor, Counter Extremism Project; Fellow, Truman National Security Project.

Tim Maurer

Director, Global Cybersecurity Norms and Resilience Project and Head of Research, Cybersecurity Initiative

Souad Mekhennet

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow, New America; Correspondent, The Washington Post.

Doug Ollivant

ASU Future of War Fellow; former Director, National Security Council; former counterinsurgency advisor in Afghanistan and Iraq

Nadia Oweidat

Smith Richardson Fellow, New America; former Research Associate, RAND Corporation.

Matthew Pinsker

Former ASU Future of War Fellow; Professor, History Department, Dickinson College.

Tom Ricks

Senior Advisor; author and former Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter

Phil Sands

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow, New America; Correspondent, The National.

Scott Silverstone

ASU Future of War Fellow, New America; Professor of International Relations and Director, International Relations program, United States Military Academy at West Point

Peter W. Singer

Strategist and Senior Fellow; former founding director , Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings Institution

Anne-Marie Slaughter

President and CEO; former Dean, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; former head of Policy Planning, U.S. State Department

David Sterman

Senior Program Associate, New America.

Ian Wallace

Senior Fellow, New America and Former U.K. Minister of Defense Senior Official

Michael Waltz

Senior National Security Fellow; president, Metis Solutions; former officer, U.S. Army Special Forces

Dan Ward

Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) U.S. Air Force; author of F.I.R.E.: How Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant Methods Ignite Innovation  and The Simplicity Cycle: A Field Guide To Making Things Better Without Making Them Worse.

Dan Ward

Non-Resident Fellow, New America

David Wood

ASU Future of War Fellow; Pulitzer prize winning correspondent, The Huffington Post; former conscientious objector

Paul Wood

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow, New America; Correspondent, BBC; winner of two Emmys, a Peabody, and two US Radio and TV Correspondents’ Association David Bloom award for foreign reporting and named UK Foreign Press Association’s journalist of the year.