Dennis C. Blair

Knott Distinguished Vising Professor, Peace War & Defense at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dennis C. Blair

Dennis C. Blair

Knott Distinguished Vising Professor, Peace War & Defense at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Career Highlights

Institute for Defense Analyses
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2798

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1948

Age

72

Number of Awards

1

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Vice Chairman at National Committee on United States-China Relations, Inc.

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Lifetime Member of the Board of Directors at The Atlantic Council of the United States

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Lifetime Member of the Board of Directors at The Atlantic Council of the United States

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Co-Founder at The Asia Group LLC

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Former Executive Assistant to the Vice Chief of Naval Operations at United States Navy

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Venture Partner at Lux Capital Group LLC

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Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Resources, Warfare Requirements & Assessments for the Commander, US Pacific Fleet at United States Navy

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Executive Director, Aspen Strategy Group at The Aspen Institute, Inc.

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Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard University - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Atlantic Council of the United States

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Dennis C. Blair
Knott Distinguished Vising Professor, Peace War & Defense at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Education
Undergraduate Degree

As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.

Master's Degree in History & Language

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

Memberships
Member
1975 - 1976

White House Fellows program is one of America's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

Career History
Knott Distinguished Vising Professor, Peace War & Defense
Current

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill also known as UNC, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, or simply Carolina is a coeducational public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. North Carolina has been consistently ranked among the highest ranked universities in the United States and is one of the original eight Public Ivy schools that provide an Ivy League experience for a public schooling price. After being chartered in 1789, the university first began enrolling students in 1795, which allows it to be one of three schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States.

Commander, Kitty Hawk Battle Group
Tenure Unconfirmed

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It is larger than the next 13 largest navies combined in terms of battle fleet tonnage, according to one estimate. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 10 in service, one under construction (two planned), and two in reserve. The service has 317,054 personnel on active duty and 109,671 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 283 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft.

The Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership
2007 - 2008

Dickinson College, founded in 1773, is a highly selective, private residential liberal-arts college known for its innovative curriculum. Its mission is to offer students a useful education in the arts and sciences that will prepare them for lives as engaged citizens and leaders. The 180-acre campus of Dickinson College is located in the heart of historic Carlisle, Pa. The college offers 42 majors with an emphasis on international studies, has more than 40 study-abroad programs in 24 countries on six continents and offers 13 modern languages.

Boards & Committees
Director
2007 - Prior

Iridium Satellite LLC provides satellite communications services. Its product areas also encompass communications equipment, marine, aviation and land equipment. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Leesburg, VA.

Director
2003 - 2009

Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire detection and suppression products and services and life safety products. The company's portfolio of products and services are sold under brand names such as Tyco, SimplexGrinnell, Sensormatic, Wormald, Ansul, Simplex, Grinnell, Scott and ADT. It operates through three business segments: North America Installation & Services, Rest of World Installation & Services and Global Products. The North America Installation & Services segment designs, sells, installs, services and monitors electronic security systems and fire detection and suppression systems for commercial, industrial, retail, institutional and governmental customers in North America. The Rest of World Installation & Services segment designs, sells, installs, services and monitors electronic security systems and fire detection and suppression systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional and governmental customers in the Rest of World regions. The Global Products segment designs, manufactures and sells fire protection, security and life safety products, including intrusion security, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional and governmental customers worldwide, including products installed and serviced by its NA and ROW Installation & Services segments. Tyco International was founded by Arthur J. Rosenburg in 1960 and is headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

No Labels is an American political organization based in the United States, composed of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, whose mission is to usher in a new era of focused problem solving in American politics. No Labels is a movement that includes citizens, current and former members of Congress, state and local officials, and business, union, nonprofit and student leaders from across the political spectrum who advocate a new politics of problem solving. The group’s core mission is to organize leaders and citizens across America who want elected officials in Washington to give up their all-or-nothing partisan approach to politics and focus on solving the nation’s most pressing challenges.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank established in 2007 by co-founders Michèle Flournoy and Kurt M. Campbell which specializes in U.S. national security issues. CNAS's stated mission is to develop strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies that promote and protect American interests and values. CNAS focuses on terrorism and irregular warfare, the future of the U.S. military, the emergence of Asia as a global power center, and the national security implications of natural resource consumption

Director
Prior - 2010

Lead Intelligence Integration. Forge an Intelligence Community that delivers the most insightful intelligence possible.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2019

The Atlantic Council is a nonpartisan think tank that promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges. Founded in 1961, the Council provides an essential forum for navigating the dramatic shifts in economic and political influence that are shaping the twenty-first century by educating and galvanizing its uniquely influential network of international political, business, and intellectual leaders. The Council’s ten regional centers and functional programs shape today’s policy choices and foster transatlantic strategies to advance international security and global economic prosperity. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

$1,000 - $2,499
2016

Since its founding in 1966, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations has remained at the forefront of the dynamic Sino-American relationship by encouraging constructive dialogue, fostering face-to-face interaction and the forthright exchange of ideas and educating Americans and Chinese about the realities of each other's countries.

$1,000 - $2,499
2015

Since its founding in 1966, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations has remained at the forefront of the dynamic Sino-American relationship by encouraging constructive dialogue, fostering face-to-face interaction and the forthright exchange of ideas and educating Americans and Chinese about the realities of each other's countries.

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Awards & Honors
Rhodes Scholarship
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