Adam Lemon

Research Assistant

Adam Lemon is a Research Assistant at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. At CSBA, his work focuses on U.S. defense policy and strategy, Russian military strategy, and Arctic security issues.

Prior to joining CSBA, Adam was a student at Duke University, where he focused on grand strategy, civil-military relations, and Eurasian geopolitics. He has served as a research intern in the Center for National Defense at the Heritage Foundation, where he worked with defense budgeting, military force structure, NATO, and Arctic security issues. He has also served as an intern in the office of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (WA-05).


B.A. in Political Science (Security, Peace, and Conflict), cum laude; History (Europe and Russia); minor in Russian Language and Culture
Duke University

Study Abroad, Russian Language and Culture
Saint Petersburg State University