Staff

Whitney M. McNamara

Analyst

Whitney McNamara is an analyst at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. Ms. McNamara was a National Security Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and worked in the Political-Military Bureau at the Department of State and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy.

She received her M.A. in Strategic Studies and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies where she was a Bradley Fellow and a Presidential Management Fellowship Finalist. Prior to that, Whitney spent four years working in the Middle East as a project manager and consultant. She has written for or been quoted in The Washington Post, Cipher Brief, Real Clear Defense, Breaking Defense, Aspen Review, Al Arabiya, Jordan Business and Middle East Online.

Education

B.A. in Political Science
University of Pittsburgh

M.A. in Strategic Studies and International Economics
Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)