Nebraska Authors

Derek Chollet

Born ≈ 1971 (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Ithaca, NY
Washington, D.C.

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Politic; History; Public Policy

Education

High School Diploma, 1989, Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor's Degree, 1993, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Graduate Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY

Occupation

Career Government Official and Diplomat
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
Counselor and Senior Advisor for Security and Defense Policy at The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Adjunct Professor
Author
Editor
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University’s Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies

Places Worked

Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security under President Obama
The German Marshall Fund of the United States
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Honors

Department of Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service
State Department Superior Honor Award
Latvia Minister of Defense Medal of Honorary Recognition
Lithuania Minister of Defense Medal of Merit

Associations

Center for a New American Security, Fellow
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Bibliography

The Road to the Dayton Accords. 2005.
America Between the Wars. 2008.
The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World. 2011.
The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America's Role in the World. 2016.

Contributing Editor, Foreign Policy Magazine

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