International Relations in Professional Military Education
Who Are We Teaching - Future Second Lieutenants or Strategic Leaders? Education for Strategic Thinking and ActionScott A. Silverstone & Renee Ramsey
United States Military Academy at West Point
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About The Author
Scott A. Silverstone has served as a professor of International Relations at the United States Military Academy at West Point since 2001. In 2012-2015 he directed West Point’s International Relations Program. He was a U.S. Naval officer from 1986 to 1993 and he holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Carnegie Fellow with the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C. and his research focuses on the causes of war.
Renee Ramsey is a Major in the United States Army who currently directs West Point’s core curriculum international relations course. She is a graduate of West Point and holds an MPP from the Kennedy School at Harvard University. She is a Military Police officer who has served tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as an MP combat support platoon leader and company commander.
To Cite This Article
Silverstone, Scott A., and Ramsey, Renee, “Who Are We Teaching - Future Second Lieutenants or Strategic Leaders? Education for Strategic Thinking and Action,” Infinity Journal Special Edition, “International Relations in Professional Military Education,” winter 2016, pages 10-15.