Senior Fellow and Director of Research in Foreign Policy
The Brookings Institution
Michael O’Hanlon, Ph.D. is a senior fellow and Director of Research in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, where he specializes in U.S. defense strategy, the use of military force and American national security policy. He also co-directs the Security and Strategy team, the Defense Industrial Base working group and the Africa Security Initiative within the Foreign Policy program. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia and Georgetown universities, a professional lecturer at George Washington University, and a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. O’Hanlon was also a member of the external advisory board at the Central Intelligence Agency from 2011-12.