Distinguished Scholar in Residence
School of International Service
Ph.D. in Political Science, Stanford University <br>M.A. in Political Science, Stanford University<br>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.