Adam Lemon

Research Assistant

Adam Lemon is a Research Assistant at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. At CSBA, his research focuses on nuclear weapons, missiles and missile defense, naval warfare, and long-term geopolitical competitions.

He has coauthored reports on the Second Nuclear Age, the carrier air wing, and long-term competition with China. Prior to joining CSBA, Adam was a student at Duke University. He has also served as a research intern in the Center for National Defense at the Heritage Foundation and 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