Dr. Schuyler Foerster

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Sky headshot croppedDr. Schuyler Foerster is founding principal of CGST Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in national security policy and civic education. Currently a visiting professor at Colorado College, he served from 2010-2016 as the Brent Scowcroft Professor of National Security Studies at the U.S. Air Force Academy and, in Spring 2017, as the Fulbright Commission’s Distinguished Chair in Social Studies at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. During his 26-year Air Force career, he served as a senior advisor in security and arms control policy and as an intelligence officer. For 12 years, he was President of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh before returning to Colorado, where he has continued to serve as volunteer president for the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council as well as serving on the national board of the World Affairs Councils of America. He has published widely and regularly addresses academic, professional, and civic audiences on international politics and security issues—including several world affairs councils—and has received numerous military and civic awards, including an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters. A graduate of the USAF Academy, he holds a doctorate from Oxford University in politics as well as masters degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the American University, and served as a national security fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.