Stacy L. Pettyjohn

Stacy L. Pettyjohn

Adjunct Lecturer of Strategic Studies
Strategic Studies

Background and Education

Stacie L. Pettyjohn is a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation and codirector of the Center for Gaming. She is also an adjunct lecturer at Johns Hopkins University's School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Her primary research areas include wargaming, military posture, internet freedom, and American foreign policy in the Middle East. She is the author of the RAND monograph U.S. Global Defense Posture, 1783-2011 and the coauthor of several other reports, including The Posture Triangle: A New Framework for U.S. Air Force Global Presence, Overseas Basing of U.S. Military Forces: An Assessment of the Relative Costs and Strategic Benefits, and Deradicalizing Islamist Extremists. Her work has also been published in academic journals such as Security Studies and International Negotiation, and her commentary has appeared in Foreign Affairs, War on the Rocks, Defense News, The National Interest, Asia Times, and The Daily Star. Previously, she was a research fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Peace Scholar at the United States Institute of Peace, and a TAPIR fellow at the RAND Corporation. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in history and political science from the Ohio State University.


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Spring 2015 
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