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The WNI team is spearheading the global conversation about weaponized narrative.

Leadership

Braden Allenby

President’s Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering
Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics

Joel Garreau

Professor of Law, Culture and Values, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Daniel Rothenberg

ASU School of Politics & Global Studies Professor of Practice
Co-Director, Center on the Future of War

Cyndi Coon

Special Projects Consultant to the President’s Office at ASU
Founder and President of Laboratory5 Inc.

WNI Brain Trust

Herb Lin

Senior research scholar at Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation,
Hank J. Holland Fellow at the Hoover Institution

Tom Ricks

Author, Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq
Contributing editor, Foreign Policy magazine http://foreignpolicy.com/channel/best-defense/
National security advisor, New America

Jeff Kubiak

ASU Senior Fellow, Center on the Future of War
Professor of Practice, School of Politics and Global Studies

Kurt Sanger

Kurt Sanger is a lieutenant colonel and judge advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps, and a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center's National Security program.

Scott W. Ruston

Research Professor at Arizona State University Hugh Downs School of Human Communication

Jonathan Herrmann

Senior Intelligence & Information Ops/Instructional Systems Designer, Sotera Defense Solutions, US Air Force

Ajit Maan

Founder and President of Narrative Strategies; faculty at Union Institute and University's Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program and George Mason University's Center for Narrative Conflict Resolution

Matt Chessen

Matt Chessen is a U.S. diplomat, technologist and American author.

Mark Von Hagen

ASU School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies Professor,
School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Steven Corman

Director, ASU Center for Strategic Communication, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication,
Consultant and science panel member, Department of Defense, counter-terrorism arena

Sha Xin Wei

Professor and Director of the School of Arts, Media + Engineering at ASU
He directs the Synthesis Center for responsive environments and improvisation with colleagues in AME and affiliate research centers

Researchers

Jaden Netwig

PhD Candidate in Anthropology, UCLA

Ryan Schweitzer

Undergraduate student - Junior, Political Science, Columbia University