Dr. Tammy S. Schultz is the Director of the National Security and Joint Warfare and a Professor of Strategic Studies at the U.S. Marine Corps War College. In 2010, she won the Dr. Elihu Rose Award for Teaching Excellence at Marine Corps University and was the 2011 civilian nominee from the War College. Dr. Schultz also conducts communication plenaries and 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. Dr. Schultz was 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. She received her Ph.D. from Georgetown University in 2005.
Dr. Schultz has been published and is frequently quoted on defense and national security issues in major news outlets. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Areas of Interest:
- Civilian Instruments of Power
- Civilian-Military Relations
- Ethnic Conflict and Civil War
- Ground Forces
- Stability and Reconstruction Operations