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A View from the Ground: Reflections on Ukraine and NATO 2023 Summit

Dr. Kathleen McInnis, senior fellow and director of the Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

Dr. McInnis’ research areas include the intersection of gender and national security; global security strategy; defense policy; and transatlantic security. Before rejoining the Center, Dr. McInnis served as a specialist in international security at the Congressional Research Service (CRS), where she served as a senior expert to Congress on strategic issues including defense policy, military operations, civilian-military relations, irregular warfare, and global strategy. 

Prior to CRS, she worked as a research consultant at Chatham House in London, writing on NATO and transatlantic security matters.

Dr. McInnis is the author of two books, How and Why States Defect from Contemporary Military Coalition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) and the novel The Heart of War: Misadventures in the Pentagon (Post Hill Press, 2018).

Sponsored by the Department of History and the Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.