Tammy S Schultz


Adjunct Associate Professor


Center for Security Studies (CSS)
General profile



Dr. Tammy S. Schultz is the Director of the National Security and Joint
Warfare and an Associate Professor of Strategic Studies at the United States
Marine Corps War College. Dr. Schultz also conducts communication
simulations at the State Department for Foreign Service Officers, and is an
adjunct professor at Georgetown University's Security Studies Program.
Previously, she was a Fellow at the Center for a New American Security
(CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, she served as a Research Fellow and Director
of Research and Policy at the U.S. Army's Peacekeeping and Stability
Operations Institute (PKSOI). Dr. Schultz was also a Brookings Institution
Research Fellow from 2003 to 2004. Dr. Schultz graduated summa cum laude
from Regis University in Political Science and English in 1995, and then
attended Victoria University in New Zealand on a Rotary Fellowship,
receiving a M.A. degree with distinction in 1999. While attending Victoria
University, Dr. Schultz worked in the U.S. Embassy's political division in
Wellington. Her thesis focused on the new terrorist threat that included
al-Qaeda, a topic that she continued to study while at the School of
Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University as an
Olin Foundation and Philip Merrill Fellow. She received her Ph.D. from
Georgetown University in 2005. Dr. Schultz has been published in The
Washington Post, The Washington Times, and Defense News, among other
publications, and is frequently quoted on defense and national security
issues. She is on the Term Member Advisory Committee of the Council of
Foreign Relations, a Principal in the Truman National Security Project, and
on the Executive Board of Women in International Security (WIIS).


  • Ph. D. (2005) Georgetown University, Government
  • M.A. () Johns Hopkins University, Strategic and International Economics