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Bruce Weinrod Adjunct Professorial Lect School of International Service

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Bruce Weinrod has taught graduate courses and lectured on US foreign and national security policy, and he has extensive senior-level US government foreign and national security policy experience. As a Presidentially-appointed senior Department of Defense official, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policyand at a later point as the (dual-hatted) Defense Advisor to the US Mission at NATO and the Secretary of Defense Representative for Europe (and also served for a time as Actiing U.S. Ambassador to NATO). In those positions, he worked closely with the US State Department and also partcipated frequently in senior National Security Council and other US government interagency meetimgs. On Capitol Hill, Mr. Weinrod served as a Legislative Director and foreign policy/defense advisor for a US Senator. Mr. Weinrod has also been a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. a Distinguished Research Fellow at the US National Defense University, a Leadership Fellow (based in Japan) of the Japan Society, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Halifax International Security Forum. He was a US Senate-confirmed Board member of the US Institute of the Reserach and Studies Committee. He has published and lectured widely on US foreign and defense strategy and policy issues. In the private sector, Mr. Weinrod is an international business advisor focusing on US national security laws and regulations. A US Army veteran, Mr. Weinrod has a J.D. from the Georgetown University School of Law, an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Government and History from American University. He is a member of the DC Bar and the Council on Foreign Relations.
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Fall 2022

  • SIS-653 Topics in U.S. Foreign Policy: U.S. Nat'l Security Strategy

Spring 2023

  • SIS-682 Foreign Pol: Institutions/Proc