National Security in a Time of Austerity-University Lecture Series - Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

National Security in a Time of Austerity

Wednesday, October 17, 2012     |     4:30 pm, Wean Hall #5421

Kori Schake, Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Associate Professor at the United States Military Academy

Kori Schake has held the Distinguished Chair of International Security Studies at West Point, and also served in the faculties of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, the University of Maryland’s School of Public Affairs, and the National Defense University. She is on the boards of the journal Orbis and the Centre for European Reform and blogs for Foreign Policy’s Shadow Government.

Her publications include “State of Disrepair: Fixing the Culture and Practices of the State Department” (Hoover Institution Press, 2012), “Managing American Hegemony: Essays on Power in a Time of Dominance” (Hoover Institution Press, 2009), “Choices for the Quadrennial Defense Review” (Orbis, 2009), “Dealing with a Nuclear Iran” (Policy Review, 2007), “Jurassic Pork” (New York Times, 2006). She coauthored “How America Should Lead” (Policy Review, 2002), and coedited “The Berlin Wall Crisis: Perspectives on Cold War Alliances” (2002), and “Building a European Defense Capability” (Survival, 1999). From 1990 to 1996, she worked in Pentagon staff jobs, first in the Joint Staff’s Strategy and Policy Directorate (J-5) and then in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.