Intern, Defense Program
Ripley Hunter is the Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern for the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).
Before joining CNAS, Ripley interned at the Chertoff Group, a strategic advisory and risk management firm. He has also worked on U.S. State Department public diplomacy programs at World Learning and interned at the U.S. Department of Defense’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, where he supported the Center’s research agenda and security cooperation programs.
Ripley is currently pursuing an M.A. in Security Policy Studies at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. He earned his B.A. in International Security and Islamic & Arabic Studies from San Diego State University.