Rebecca Lissner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Strategic and Operational Research Department
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Biography

Rebecca Lissner is an assistant professor in the Strategic and Operational Research Department at the U.S. Naval War College. Previously, she was a research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Perry World House; a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; and a Brady-Johnson Fellow at Yale University’s International Security Studies. She has served as a special advisor to the Deputy Secretary of Energy. Dr. Lissner’s research has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, International Peacekeeping, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Survival, the Texas National Security Review and The Washington Quarterly, among other publications.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cold War
  • Desert Storm
  • Deterrence
  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • International Relations
  • Korean War
  • National Security
  • NATO
  • Nuclear
  • Vietnam War
  • WMD

Education

Ph.D., Georgetown University, Government

M.A., Georgetown University, Government

A.B., Harvard University, Social Studies

News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on Honor, Courage and Commitment

Jul. 08, 2019
News Publication

Starship Poseidon Summer STEM Camp

Jul. 14, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Naval Station, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

F-35 Sales Are America’s Belt and Road

Jul. 12, 2019
Foreign Policy
Article Publication

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