Dr. Kori Schake
Deputy-Director General, International Institute for Strategic Studies}
Dr. Kori Schake is the Deputy Director-General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. She is a contributing editor at the Atlantic, the author of Safe Passage: the Transition from British to American Hegemony (Harvard, 2017) and editor with Jim Mattis of Warriors and Citizens: American Views of Our Military (Hoover Institution, 2016). She has worked as Director for defense strategy and requirements on the National Security Council staff, as Deputy Director of policy planning in the State Department, and in both the military and civilian staffs in the Pentagon. In 2008 she was senior policy advisor on the McCain-Palin presidential campaign. She teaches in War Studies at King's College London and has previously taught at Stanford University, the United States Military Academy, the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and the University of Maryland.