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Lawrence J Korb

Title

Adjunct Professor

Department

Center for Security Studies (CSS)
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-5679

Bio

Dr. Korb is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and a Senior Adviser to the Center for Defense Information. Prior to joining the Center, he was a Senior Fellow and Director of National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Dr. Korb has also served as Director of the Center for Public Policy Education and Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, Dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, and Vice President of Corporate Operations at the Raytheon Company. Dr. Korb served as Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower, Reserve Affairs, Installations and Logistics) from 1981 through 1985. He also served on active duty for four years as Naval Flight Officer, and retired from the Naval Reserve with the rank of Captain. Dr. Korb’s recent books include: Future Visions for U.S. Defense Policy, Reshaping America’s Military, and A New National Security Strategy in an Age of Terrorists, Tyrants, and Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Education

  • Ph.D. () State University of New York at Albany, Political Science