Peter D. Feaver » People

TISS is an inclusive organization and welcomes all persons with an interest in informed discussion about national security events.  At its core are some fifty scholars and practitioners who are very active in the organization and are listed in the Directory.  Also noted in this section of the website are a number of groups and individuals who have played – and in most cases continue to play – a special role in the life of TISS.  These include our founders, Board Members (Past and Present), undergraduate scholars (Wickershams), graduate students who have participated in our New Faces program, and Fellows (Past and Present).

Peter D. Feaver

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TISS Director Duke UniversityPolitical Science and Public Policy Work 132 Rubenstein Hall 302 Towerview Drive Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0316 Work Phone: (919)660-4331
: Peter D. Feaver (Ph.D., Harvard) is a Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University and Director of the Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS). He served as Special Advisor for Strategic Planning and Institutional Reform on the National Security Council (2005-2007) and as Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control on the National Security Council (1993-1994). Professor Feaver co-directed two major research projects, “Managing Interventions after September 11” and “The Civil-Military Gap and American National Security.” He has written eight books, most recently, (with Christopher Gelpi and Jason Reifler) Paying the Human Costs of War (2009). He has also published over thirty articles and book chapters on American foreign policy, nuclear proliferation, civil-military relations, information warfare, and U.S. national security. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.
: TISS Director
: Duke University
: Ph.D.
: Political Science
: Harvard
: Active
: Strategy

: American Grand Strategy, Civil Military Relations