Peter Feaver

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Peter D. Feaver is a Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University. He is Director of the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy and co-PI of the America in the World Consortium. Dr. Feaver is author of the forthcoming book Thanks for Your Service: The Causes and Consequences of Public Confidence in the Military; Armed Servants: Agency, Oversight, and Civil-Military Relations; and Guarding the Guardians: Civilian Control of Nuclear Weapons in the United States. He is co-author, with Christopher Gelpi and Jason Reifler, of Paying the Human Costs of War; with Susan Wasiolek and Anne Crossman, of Getting the Best Out of College; and with Christopher Gelpi, of Choosing Your Battles: American Civil-Military Relations and the Use of Force. He has published numerous other monographs, scholarly articles, book chapters, and policy pieces on grand strategy, American foreign policy, public opinion, nuclear proliferation, civil-military relations, and cybersecurity. Dr. Feaver served on the National Security Council staff in both the Clinton (as a Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control, 1993-1994) and Bush (as Special Advisor for Strategic Planning and Institutional Reform, 2005-2007) administrations. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1990. He is also on LinkedIn.

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