About the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Director:  Dr. Laura J. Junor

INSS conducts research in support of the academic and leader development programs at the National Defense University, provides strategic support to the Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and unified combatant commands, and engages with the broader national security community in the service of the common defense.

Click here to view the INSS Interim Research Work Plan FY18

Click here to view the Five Year Research Strategy 2017-2021

INSS Front Office Staff

Ms. Catherine Reese
Dean of Administration

Mr. Brett Swaney
Research Analyst

Ms. Kira McFadden
Research Analyst