Nancy Walbridge Collins

Historian, Academic

1973 –


Who is Nancy Walbridge Collins?

Nancy Walbridge Collins teaches international affairs and security studies at Columbia University. She is a research fellow with the University’s Saltzman Institute of War & Peace Studies as well as co-chair of the Columbia Seminar on Defense and Security.

Her current book project is Strategic Force: U.S. Special Operations in the 21st Century, with Yale University Press. Her essays and commentaries appear in a range of media outlets, including CNN, FOX, Forbes, New York Times, TIME, and U.S. News and World Report.

Collins is a strategic advisor to the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Education on a pro bono consultancy basis. She serves on the U.S. Commission on Military History and the Adams-Pendleton Prize Board. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Carnegie Council. Collins is a trustee of the Loomis Chaffee School, her alma mater.

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  • University of London
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on July 23, 2013


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