Jessica D. Blankshain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor National Security Affairs
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Biography

Dr. Jessica Blankshain joined the National Security Affairs department in 2014 with a doctorate in political economy & government. She teaches the Leadership Concepts and Policy Analysis sub-courses, as well as electives on Central Challenges of American National Security and Civil-Military Relations. Dr. Blankshain is a former graduate fellow with the Rumsfeld Foundation and a former research fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Her research interests include civil-military relations, bureaucratic politics, and organizational economics. She also worked for two years as an associate consultant in the Chicago office of the Boston Consulting Group.

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Economics
  • Foreign Policy
  • Leadership
  • National Security
  • Policy

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University, Political Economy & Government

A.M., Harvard University, Political Economy & Government

B.S.E., Princeton University, Operations Research & Financial Engineering

C.V. or Resume

News, Media, & Events

Annual Naval War College Army-Navy Flag Football Game: 2019

Dec. 06, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Nimitz Football Field, Naval Station Newport, Newport, RI 02841

China’s Energy Strategy: The Impact on Beijing’s Maritime Policies

Sep. 13, 2019
Naval Institute Press
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