Kori Schake

Director, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Kori Schake is the director of foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Before joining AEI, Dr. Schake was the deputy director-general of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. She is the author of Safe Passage: the Transition from British to American Hegemony, and edited with Jim Mattis Warriors and Citizens: American Views of Our Military. She has had a distinguished career in government, working at the U.S. State Department, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the National Security Council at the White House. She has also taught at Stanford, West Point, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, National Defense University, and the University of Maryland.