Michael Miklaucic, “USAID, Declining Diplomacy, Great Powers and War Crimes”
Moderator: Maj. Gen. Walter Givhan, (Ret.), ALWAC President.
Miklaucic is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at National Defense University, and the Editor-in-Chief of PRISM, NDU’s flagship journal of national and international security affairs. He currently serves as host and moderator of the INSS Speaker Series, and teaches an elective at NWC on “5G and geoeconomics.” Mr. Miklaucic is a visiting member of the academic faculty of the University of Chicago, and visiting lecturer at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany.
Prior to this assignment he served in various positions at the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Department of State, including Chief Operating Officer for the USAID Office of Democracy and Governance, and Rule of Law Specialist in the Center for Democracy and Governance. In 2002-2003 he served as the Department of State Deputy for War Crimes Issues. He later returned to State as USAID representative on the Civilian Response Corps Inter-Agency Task Force.
His areas of expertise are economic development; political reform; geoeconomics; transnational security threats, illicit networks, stabilization & reconstruction; conflict analysis; interagency operations; defense institution building; and he is conversant in French.
He studied at the University of California, the London School of Economics, and the Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School for Advanced International Studies.