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Hudson Institute Welcomes Former National Security Council Adviser Dr. Nadia Schadlow as Senior Fellow

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Washington, July 2, 2018 — Hudson Institute announced today that Dr. Nadia Schadlow has joined Hudson Institute as a Senior Fellow. In this role, she will focus on national security, diplomacy and defense cooperation with the America’s allies and partners.

“My colleagues and I are absolutely delighted to welcome Nadia Schadlow to Hudson Institute,” said Ken Weinstein, President and CEO of Hudson Institute. “Nadia’s depth of knowledge on security challenges and unmatched experience shaping the National Security Strategy make her a superb addition to our growing bench of policy talent.”

Before joining Hudson, Dr. Schadlow served as the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy in the Trump Administration and was the principal author of the Administration’s National Security Strategy. On her departure, a White House spokesperson noted that her efforts on the strategy “set a strong foundation going forward for protecting the homeland, promoting American prosperity, preserving peace through strength and advancing American influence.”

She is the author of “War and the Art of Governance” (Georgetown University Press, 2017), an examination of foreign military intervention and effective policymaking. Prior to her appointment to the National Security Council, she was a senior program officer in the International Security and Foreign Policy Program of the Smith Richardson Foundation. Formerly at the Pentagon, she also served as the first desk officer for Ukraine after the fall of the Soviet Union for the Department of the Army.

Dr. Schadlow holds a B.A. degree in government and Soviet studies from Cornell University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Johns Hopkins Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Her writing has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The American Interest, Parameters and War on the Rocks.

For additional information, please contact Hudson Institute Press Secretary, Carolyn Stewart, at [email protected] or (202) 974-6456.


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