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Defense and arms control researcher

Elizabeth G. Russell, American strategic analyst. legal aide National Veterans Task Force on Agent Orange, Washington, 1979-1983; volunteer various organizations; Member of Harvard Club, Renaissance Weekends Dartmouth Club District of Columbia, Yankee Rescue Club (Andover, Massachusetts).

Background

Russell, Elizabeth G. was born on April 15, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles Wilbur and Patricia Ann (Lincoln) Russell.

Education

Bachelor in International Relations, Mount Holyoke College, 1980. Thayer fellow in Engineering, Thayer School Dartmouth University, 1981. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1985.

Postgraduate, University Maryland, 1989. Degree in Defense Arms Control, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990.

Career

Aide Sen. Charles H. Percy, Washington, 1979—1980. Legal historian National Veterans Law Center, 1980—1983. Researcher Resource Policy Center, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1980—1981.

Executive interviewer Temple, Barker & Sloane, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1987. MacArthur fellow Center International Security Studies University Maryland, College Park, 1987—1988. Research fellow in defense & arms control Center International Security Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989—1991.

Research assistant Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, since 1991. Member foreign policy advisory staff Clinton for President, 1991—1993. Advisor on intelligence policy to director central intellience and management staff Central Intelligence Agency, 1992—1994.

Air safety investigator British Civil Aviation Administration, 1994—1995. Fund raiser Smith Company, Washington, 1995—1996. Strategic analyst Science Applications International Corporation, McLane, Virginia, 1995—1997.

Security consultant Dark Horse Strategy, since 1997. Member Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and Naval Institute, since 2000, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, since 2000, DNC-Women's Leadership Forum, since 2003, Defense Policy Task Force, John Kerry for President, 2004. Director risk management Secure-Chain, 2002—2003, National Security Policy Advisory Team, Clark for President, 2004.

Membership

Legal aide National Veterans Task Force on Agent Orange, Washington, 1979-1983. Volunteer various organizations. Member of Harvard Club, Renaissance Weekends Dartmouth Club District of Columbia, Yankee Rescue Club (Andover, Massachusetts).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, photography, sailing, skiing, surfing.

Connections

father:
Charles Wilbur Russell

mother:
Patricia Ann (Lincoln) Russell