Edward (“Ted”) Wittenstein is director of Leadership Programs and a lecturer at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. He also serves as director of International Relations & Leadership Programs for Yale’s Office of International Affairs, where he works in partnership with faculty, deans, and other key university administrators to advance a wide range of Yale initiatives around the world. He is the executive director of Yale’s Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy and the executive director of the Yale Young Global Scholars Program. Wittenstein is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School who previously worked as Special Assistant to former Yale President Richard Levin and as Director of Special Projects for Vice President Linda Lorimer. Before returning to work for Yale, Wittenstein held a variety of national security positions at the Department of Defense, Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the Department of State.