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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

Research Fellows

Anthony Gregory, Research Editor, The Independent Institute

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

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

Christopher Layne, University Distinguished Professor, George Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University

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 J. Sullivan, Distinguished Research Scholar in Economics, National Defense University

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

Charlotte Twight, Professor of Economics, Boise State University

Board of Advisors

Lee J. Alston, Ostrom Chair and Professor of Economics and Director of the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University; 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, Research Scholar, Program on Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affair, Princeton University

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

David Cortright, Director of Policy Studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame

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

Charles W. Freeman, Jr., President Emeritus, 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 Emeritus of History, Rutgers University

Eugene Gholz, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

William D. Hartung, Director, Arms and Security Project, Center for International Policy

John D. Isaacs, Senior Fellow, Council for a Livable World

Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow, American Progress; former Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Defense

Michael Krepon, Co-Founder, 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 Academic Affairs Director, 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

Janne E. Nolan, Chair of Nuclear Security Working Group and Research Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs, Georgetown University

Edward A. Olsen, Professor Emeritus 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

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 Emeritus of International Relations, Yale University

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

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

Melvin Small, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History, Wayne State University

Monica Duffy Toft, Director of the Center for Strategic Studies, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

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