Dr. Carrie A. Lee
Chair, Department of National Security and Strategy, U.S. Army War College
Carrie A. Lee is an associate professor at the U.S. Army War College, where she serves as the Chair of the Department of National Security and Strategy and co-director of the Center on Civil-Military Relations. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University in 2015, and a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010. She specializes in democracy and foreign policy decision-making, and has also done work on counterinsurgency strategy, public opinion and foreign policy, humanitarian crises and intervention, and nuclear arms control and nonproliferation. Carrie’s award-winning research and writing has appeared in publications such as Foreign Affairs, War on the Rocks, Armed Forces and Society, Texas National Security Review, International Politics, Orbis, and The Washington Post. In addition to her work at the Army War College, Carrie is a contributing editor for War on the Rocks, an adjunct professor with Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a fellow with the Truman National Security Project, Center for a New American Security, West Point's Modern War Institute, and New America. She has previously held academic positions at the U.S. Air War College, Notre Dame International Security Center, and the RAND Corporation.