Zachary Burdette is a PhD candidate in the Security Studies Program at MIT. His research focuses on great power politics, the military balance in the Western Pacific, and how states integrate economic and informational tools into security competitions. Zach is also an adjunct researcher at the RAND Corporation. Prior to MIT, he graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University with an MA in Security Studies and a BS in Foreign Service.
PhD in Political Science, Ongoing
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MA in Security Studies, 2016-2018
Georgetown Security Studies Program
BS in Foreign Service, 2013-2017
Georgetown School of Foreign Service