- Ph.D. in Political Science, Stanford University
M.A. in Political Science, Stanford University
B.A. magna cum laude, Cornell University
Dr. Nora Bensahel is a widely published expert on U.S. defense policy, military operations and force structure. She is also a Contributing Editor and Columnist for War on the Rocks. She has held senior positions at the Center for a New American Security and RAND Corporation. She taught in the Security Studies Program at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University for more than a decade. She earned her BA from Cornell University and her MA and PhD in political science from Stanford University.
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