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Nora Bensahel

Distinguished Scholar in Residence School of International Service

Dr. Nora Bensahel is a widely published expert on U.S. defense policy, military operations and force structure; coalition and alliance operations; and leader development. Bensahel has held senior positions at the Center for a New American Security and RAND Corporation. She taught in the Security Studies Program at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University for more than a decade. She earned her BA from Cornell University and her MA and PhD in political science from Stanford University.

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Degrees

Ph.D. in Political Science, Stanford University
M.A. in Political Science, Stanford University
B.A. magna cum laude, Cornell University

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Teaching

  • Spring 2017

    • SIS-730 Skills Inst in Int'l Affairs: Understanding the Military
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  • Summer 2017

    • SIS-730 Skills Inst in Int'l Affairs: Understanding the Military
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    • SIS-730 Skills Inst in Int'l Affairs: Mastering the Military
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  • Fall 2017

    • SISU-318 Topics Global Sec/Foreign Pol: Human Face of Battle
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Area of Expertise:

Defense policy, military operations, military operations, force structure, leadership.

Additional Information:

Nora Bensahel is a widely published expert on U.S. defense policy, military operations and force structure; coalition and alliance operations; and leader development. Bensahel has held senior positions at the Center for a New American Security and RAND Corporation. She taught in the Security Studies Program at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University for more than a decade.

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