Our People

At the NSPC, we are committed to advancing knowledge in the national security field.


Our students come from diverse backgrounds with a united interest in addressing difficult national security challenges. They attend our workshops and are deeply engaged in all center activities.

Meet Our Students


Faculty affiliates at the NSPC are distinguished scholars drawn from within and outside of the University of Virginia. They represent a broad range of research areas and bring their cutting-edge work to the classroom and policymakers.

Meet Our Faculty

Policy Affiliates

Our policy affiliates are seasoned national security professionals who work collaboratively with faculty to prepare students to become national security leaders.

Meet Our Policy Affiliates


NSPC Fellows spend a semester working closely with center affiliates, faculty, and leadership. The fellowship relieves PhD students from around UVA of a semester of teaching in order to provide them with the time and resources required to pursue policy-relevant research.

Meet Our Fellows


Our vibrant staff coordinate the day-to-day operation of the Center.

Meet our staff