Edward (“Ted”) Wittenstein is a lecturer at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and the Executive Director of International Security Studies, a new research hub at Jackson dedicated to international history, grand strategy, and global security. Ted also serves as Executive Director of Yale’s Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy, a foreign policy studies program founded upon the donation of Henry Kissinger’s papers to Yale. A lecturer in Global Affairs and visiting faculty fellow at Yale Law School’s Center for Global Legal Challenges, Ted teaches undergraduate, graduate, and law courses on intelligence, cybersecurity, and national security decision-making.
Ted is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. Prior to returning to work for Yale, he held a variety of positions at the U.S. 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.