Lamont Colucci

Senior Fellow for National Security Affairs

Areas Of Expertise

  • American Politics
  • Defense Planning
  • U.S. National Security Strategy

Lamont Colucci is a Senior Fellow in National Security Affairs at the American Foreign Policy Council. He is currently on leave while serving in the U.S. Government. A Full Professor of Politics and Government at Ripon College, Dr. Colucci has experience as a professional diplomat at the U.S. Department of State. At Ripon, he is the coordinator of the National Security Studies program and teaches courses on national security, foreign policy, intelligence, terrorism, and international relations. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a doctorate in politics from the University of London, England.

Dr. Colucci is an occasional columnist for the Washington Times, National Review, Weekly Standard, and Defense News, among other publications. He is also Senior Advisor in National Security for Contingent Security, and is Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs to the NATO-oriented Conference of Defence Associations Institute.