FORA.tv Speaker - Christine Wormuth
Christine Wormuth is a senior fellow in the International Security Program at CSIS, where she works on defense and homeland security issues, including emergency response and preparedness challenges, homeland security policy development, defense strategy and resources, and the capabilities and readiness of the U.S. military.
In 2007, she served as staff director for the Independent Commission on the Security Forces of Iraq, also known as The Jones Commission. As staff director, she traveled with the commission to Iraq and focused in particular on the readiness of Iraqi police forces. Her other projects include developing recommendations for America on better managing responses to future catastrophes (expected in early 2008) and a study on the future of the National Guard and Reserves. Wormuth has held a variety of jobs in the defense world. She was a principal at DFI Government Services (now DeticaDFI), worked in the Policy Office of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, was a French desk officer during and after the September 11 attacks, and was special assistant to the under secretary for policy. Wormuth received her master's in public policy from the University of Maryland, her bachelor's degree from Williams College, and is a member of Women in International Security.
10.23.07 | 00:57:27 min
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