January 12, 2018

CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Dr. Melissa Flagg to Serve as the new lead for Army Research Lab - Northeast

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) congratulates Dr. Melissa Flagg, former Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Technology and National Security Program, on her return to government as the head of the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) – Northeast in Boston, Massachusetts. The ARL is tasked to “Discover, innovate, and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power” for the U.S. Army. 

“Given her passion for innovation and her previous experience in government as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research, Melissa is well positioned to return to government and guide the ARL – Northeast in the right direction,” said CNAS Technology and National Security Program Director Paul Scharre.

Dr. Flagg joins the distinguished line of CNAS adjunct experts who have entered key positions in the U.S. government, including in the administration and on the Hill.

For more information, please contact CNAS at info@cnas.org or call 202-457-9409.