Dr. Jason Dempsey
Executive Director, Center for Veteran Transition and Integration, Columbia University
Jason Dempsey served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army, with service in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He last served as special assistant to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff where he wrote and launched the Call to Continued Service. He is the author of Our Army: Soldiers, Politics, and American Civil-Military Relations, and writes and speaks regularly on civilian-military relations and on the failure of U.S. military efforts in Afghanistan. His current portfolio of work includes serving as the Executive Director of the Center for Veteran Transition and Integration at Columbia University and as an adjunct Senior Fellow with the Center for a New American Security.