Benjamin Schechter

Instructor Strategic and Operational Research Department
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Professor Schechter is an instructor in the Strategic and Operational Research Department and a founding faculty member of the Cyber and Innovation Policy Institute. His research interests include cyber, wargaming and political psychology. His recent work has focused on experimental wargaming and methods for cyber wargaming. Prior to joining the U.S. Naval War College, he was a research specialist supporting the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cyber Warfare
  • International Relations
  • National Security
  • Policy
  • Wargaming

Professional Highlights


Instructor (Strategic and Operational Research Department)


Research Specialist (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)

Provided research and analysis in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in a contractor capacity.

Research Associate (International Center for the Study of Terrorism)


M.A., George Washington University, Security Policy Studies

B.A., Beloit College, Psychology and Economics

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