Director and Distinguished Research Fellow
National Defense University
Dr. McBride is President of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, VA. He is also a Research Professor at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University, an affiliated professor at the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute, and Vice President of the Policy Studies Organization, a scholarly society associated with the American Political Science Association. Dr. McBride completed a twenty-year Naval career at the grade of Captain, Medical Service Corps, as a Naval Aerospace Experimental Psychologist, and a flight test engineer. He has received numerous military decorations including Defense Superior Service Medal and the Legion of Merit. Dr. McBride’s formal education includes enrollment at the University of Georgia, University of Southern California and the London School of Economics. He earned a Ph.D. degree, three Master of Science degrees, a Bachelor of Science degree and an M.P.A..