Ms. Stephanie Damann is a Research Analyst in the Strategic Policy Integration Division at NDU. She joined CASL in August 2011. Prior to joining NDU, Stephanie went on sabbatical to the Republic of Cyprus for nine months where she traveled around the region and assisted NGO’s working on the Cyprus Problem. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Damann worked at Booz Allen Hamilton as a Senior Consultant where she served several Department of Defense organizations conducting future security studies, wargames and research projects on the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. Additionally, she worked at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at the National Operations Center (NOC) as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Desk Watch Officer.
From 2006-2008, Ms. Damann was an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellow and Historian for the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii where she conducted research, investigation, and recovery efforts to assist in the identification of America’s missing service members from past conflicts. Ms. Damann has lived abroad in South Korea, Australia, and Cyprus and holds an M.A. in Diplomacy and Military Studies and a B.A. in Political Science, with a minor in Korean Studies, from Hawaii Pacific University.