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Center on Peace and Liberty


Ivan Eland
Director and Senior Fellow, The Independent Institute
Robert Higgs
Senior Fellow in Political Economy, The Independent Institute
Charles Peña
Senior Fellow, The Independent Institute

Research Fellows

Anthony Gregory, Research Editor, The Independent Institute

David R. Henderson, Associate Professor of Economics, Naval Postgraduate School; Research Fellow, Hoover Institution

David Isenberg, Advisor, Straus Military Reform Project, Center for Defense Information

Christopher Layne, Research Fellow, The Independent Institute

Ian S. Lustick, Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Studies in the Political Science Department, University of Pennsylvania

J. Victor Marshall, Research Fellow, The Independent Institute

Edward A. Olsen, Professor Emeritus of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School

Paul Sullivan, Research Fellow, The Independent Institute

Eric R. Taylor, Marvin & Warren Boudreaux Professor of Chemistry, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Charlotte Twight, Adjunct Fellow, The Independent Institute

Winslow T. Wheeler, Director. Straus Military Reform Project, Center for Defense Information

Board of Advisors

Lee J. Alston, Professor of Economics and Director, Program on Environment and Behavior, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

Andrew J. Bacevich, Professor and Director, Center for International Relations, Boston University

Barton J. Bernstein, Professor of History, Stanford University

Richard K. Betts, Leo A. Shifrin Professor of Political Science and Director, Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University; Adjunct Senior Fellow, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Bruce G. Blair, Chairman and President, Center for Defense Information

Carl Conetta, Co-Director, Project on Defense Alternatives, Commonwealth Institute

David Cortright, President, Fourth Freedom Forum

Justus D. Doenecke, Professor of History, New College of Florida

Charles W. Freeman, Jr., President, Mideast Policy Council; former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia; former Assistant Secretary for International Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense

Lloyd C. Gardner, Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History, Rutgers University

Eugene Gholz, Assistant Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas

William D. Hartung, President’s Fellow and Director, Arms Trade Resource Center, World Policy Institute, New School University

John D. Isaacs, President and Executive Director, Council for a Livable World

Lawrence J. Korb, former Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Defense

Michael Krepon, Founding President, Henry L. Stimson Center

Donald L. Losman, Professor of Economics, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University

Allen J. Matusow, William Gaines Twyman Professor of History and Associate Director for Academic Programs, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

John J. Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and Co-director, Program on International Security Policy, University of Chicago

Jack Mendelsohn, Chairman, Arms Control Association; Vice President and Executive Director, Lawyers Alliance for World Security

Janne E. Nolan, Director of International Programs, Eisenhower Institute, Center on Peace and Security, Georgetown University

Edward A. Olsen, Professor of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School

Edward L. Peck, former Ambassador to Mauritania and Chief of Mission to Iraq; former Executive Secretary, American Academy of Diplomacy

Daryl G. Press, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College

Ralph Raico, Professor of History, State College, Buffalo

William Ratliff, Research Fellow and Curator, Americas Collection, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Leo P. Ribuffo, Society of the Cincinnati George Washington Distinguished Professor of History, George Washington University

Hugh T. Rockoff, Professor of Economics, Rutgers University

Bruce M. Russett, Dean Acheson Professor of International Relations, Yale University; Editor, Journal of Conflict Resolution

Harvey M. Sapolsky, Director of the Security Studies Program and Professor of Public Policy and Organization, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Susan Shaer, Executive Director, Women’s Action for New Directions

Melvin Small, Professor of History, Wayne State University

Monica Duffy Toft, Assistant Professor at the Kennedy School of Government and Assistant Director, John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University