Luke Hartig is a fellow in New America’s International Security program. He is also executive director of National Journal’s Network Science Initiative, a research effort that maps policy influencers and the connections among them.
Luke previously served as Senior Director for Counterterrorism at the National Security Council (NSC), where he was responsible for advising White House leadership on counterterrorism matters and co-managing the NSC’s counterterrorism policy office. Prior to the NSC, Luke served as the deputy director for counterterrorism operations in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Luke has also served in various national security positions with the State Department, Office of Management and Budget, Government Accountability Office, and U.S. Forces Afghanistan. Luke began his career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala.
Luke holds an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. in international relations from Boston University. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a fellow with the Truman National Security Project.