Mr. Medd has an M.A. degree in Security Policy Studies from George Washington
University (1995) and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State
University (1980), and over 17 years of experience in the analysis of advanced
technologies as a defense contractor with Science Applications International Corporation
(SAIC). Mr. Medd is currently an ADI Adjunct Scholar.
(Adjunct Scholar : 1997-1998)
Matthew K. Travis (USN)
Since 1995, Lt. Matthew Travis has served as White House Liaison to the Secretary
of the Navy, working on Navy policy and administrative issues
for the White House. A graduate of Notre Dame University, Lt. Travis
has served on numerous ships including the USS Carr, a guided missile
frigate stationed in Charleston, South Carolina. Lt. Travis served as an
ADI intern in 1989 and worked on a variety of defense and national
security issues during his tenure. Lt. Travis joined the American
Defense Institute in 1998 as an ADI Adjunct Scholar.
(Adjunct Scholar : 1998)
Dr. Bernard J.
Dr. Bernard Way received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Boston
University in January 1998. Prior to his time at Boston University, Dr. Way served
four years in the United States Navy, where he was assigned to the Office of Naval
Intelligence in the Pentagon. He was awarded Masters
degrees in National Security Studies from Georgetown University in 1988
and in Soviet and East European Affairs from the Monterey Institute of International
Studies in 1983.
Dr. Way is a former American Defense Institute Fellow (1993-1994) and currently serves
as an ADI Adjunct Scholar. He is an Assistant Professor
in the Political Science and Economic Departments, and the Director of
the Politics Program at Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia. He
has also worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA), focusing on
national security issues and as a Fellow on the minority staff
of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the 103rd Congress.
(Adjunct Scholar 1997-1998).