Michaela Dodge Ph.D.

Michaela Dodge, Ph.D.

Research Fellow, Missile Defense and Nuclear Deterrence

Areas of Expertise

  • Defense
  • Missile Defense
  • Arms Control

Michaela specializes in missile defense, nuclear weapons modernization and arms control.

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Michaela Dodge specializes in missile defense, nuclear weapons modernization and arms control as a research fellow for Missile Defense and Nuclear Deterrence in the Center for National Defense.

Dodge authors and co-authors research papers and commentary for Heritage as well as contributes defense and national security posts to The Daily Signal. Her work has appeared in newspapers such as The Washington Times and journals like Strategic Studies Quarterly. She served as Senator Kyl’s Senior Defense Policy Advisor between October to December 2018.

Dodge received her doctorate in political science from George Mason University. She holds a master of science degree in defense and strategic studies from Missouri State University, where she was awarded the Ulrike Schumacher Memorial Scholarship for two years. Dodge received a bachelor’s degree in international relations and defense and strategic studies from Masaryk University, Czech Republic.

She was a Publius Fellow at the Claremont Institute in addition to being a former Center for Strategic and International Studies PONI Nuclear Scholars Initiative scholar.