Speaker Profile

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Nadia Schadlow

Senior Fellow
Hudson Institute
Dr. Nadia Schadlow is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute. She former Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy and an accomplished strategist who has served with distinction in leadership positions in government and the private sector for over 25 years. Her U.S. government experience includes senior leadership positions at the National Security Council and the Department of Defense. As the architect of the 2017 National Security Strategy, she coordinated strategic analysis and developed policy initiatives across multiple government departments at the most senior levels. At the Hudson Institute and as a visiting fellow at Hoover Institution and MITRE, she focuses on geopolitical trends as well as geopolitical impacts on key sectors as critical minerals, microchips, and energetics materials. Dr. Schadlow writes widely on national security matters. Her writings have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Hill, The Washington Examiner, Naval War College Review, Defense News, Real Clear Policy, and edited volumes. She received a B.A. degree in Government & Soviet Studies from Cornell University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).