About the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)

Director:  Dr. Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

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 to engage with the broader national security community in the service of the common defense.

Click here to view the INSS Research Plan FY17

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


Mr. Donald D. Mosser, USN (Ret.)
Dean of Administration/Chief of Staff

Ms. Angela Washington
Financial Analyst

Mr. Brett Swaney
Research Analyst