Scott Bates

President at Center for National Policy

Scott Bates

Scott Bates

President at Center for National Policy

Biography

Scott Bates, Senior Advisor and Governing Board member of the Truman National Security Project
Scott Bates has served in leadership roles at the state, national and international levels in policy development and government for over twenty years. He is the President of the Center for National Policy and a Senior Advisor and Governing Board member of the Truman National Security Project
Bates has extensive experience on Capitol Hill, including serving as Chief of Staff for Congressman Nick Lampson, Counsel to Congressman Jim Turner, and Senior Advisor to Congressman Maurice Hinchey. As Secretary of State and Legislative Director for Governor Douglas Wilder of Virginia, Scott focused on ethics reforms in state government and development and passage of the governor’s legislative agenda. Bates led an unprecedented expansion in appointments of women and minorities to state boards and commissions.

After September 11th, Scott became the first Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee and was the principal author of “Winning the War on Terror” which helped inform the 9/11 Commission in its deliberations and development of its report. He helped lead the team that produced a dozen reports on homeland security issues ranging from border security to bioterrorism.

Scott Bates has been on the ground in every war zone where American troops have fought in this generation. He has worked with elected leaders and activists alike to build democracy and good governance in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Bosnia, Haiti and the Persian Gulf. Bates has advised the Premier of South Australia and taught at the University of Pristina in Kosovo. He has been a featured speaker on defense issues and international affairs at numerous national and international conferences.

Bates taught Homeland Security at the National Defense University in Washington DC. He was a Visiting Professor of International Law and International Human Rights Law at the University of Indiana School of Law, and Visiting Professor of Government at Connecticut College. He has provided commentary for media outlets on five continents including The New York Times, Washington Post, The Gulf Times, The Australian, The Taipei Times, the BBC, Al Jazeera and Russia Today.

Scott Bates holds a JD from the University Of Virginia School Of Law, a MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and graduated magna cum laude in History and Political Science from the University of Dayton.

The Center for National Policy connects senior policy makers with the most innovative thinking and research on issues that impact American security. Scott Bates believes passionately in this mission and is honored by the opportunity to advance it as the Center’s President.

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Senior Advisor-Truman Project President, Center for National Policy
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2013

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2012

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2008

Representative from Connecticut's 2nd Congressional District

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2008
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