Center for Strategic and International Studies
District of Columbia
Morgan Dwyer is a fellow in the International Security Program and deputy director for policy analysis in the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). At CSIS, Dr. Dwyer focuses on issues at the intersection of technology and policy, including defense acquisition, organizational reform, space, and cyber. Prior to CSIS, Dr. Dwyer worked as an analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Cost Assessment & Program Evaluation, where she guided cyber investments through the programming process and led strategic portfolio reviews to address cross-domain problems with significant operational, programmatic, and policy implications. Previously, Dr. Dwyer served as a technical advisor at The Aerospace Corporation and as an engineer at Boeing. She holds a Ph.D. in technology, management, and policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.S. in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford, and a B.S. in astronomy and physics from Yale.
Keywords: National security, defense acquisition, innovation, government reform, space, cyber