Jennifer D. P. Moroney
Jennifer Moroney is a senior political scientist and the director of the Defense and Political Sciences Department at the RAND Corporation. She primarily leads projects for the Department of Defense (DoD), including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Air Force, Army, and Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Currently, she is leading studies that focus on U.S. government security cooperation in the Middle East relative to the Arab uprisings, lessons from the DoD's involvement in humanitarian assistance missions around the world, and assessing the effectiveness of security cooperation programs and activities. Prior to joining RAND in 2003, Moroney worked for DFI Government Services, where she primarily managed Eastern Europe and Eurasia-focused regional security studies for OSD/P. Prior to that, she worked for OSD/P NATO Policy where she was responsible for the NATO-Russia/Ukraine portfolios. She has been an adjunct professor at The George Washington University and served as the associate director of RAND Project AIR FORCE's Strategy and Doctrine Program.
Moroney's recent RAND monographs include: Lessons from DoD's Support to Foreign Disasters in the Asia-Pacific (forthcoming); Working with Allies and Partners: A Cost-Based Analysis for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe (2012); Learning Lessons from Allies' Approaches to Security Cooperation: The Cases of Australia, France, and the United Kingdom (2011), Building Partner Capacity for Stability Operations (2010); and Developing an Assessment Framework for Building Partnerships Programs (2010).
Moroney received her Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom, an M.A. in European integration from the University of Limerick, Ireland, and a B.A. from Frostburg State University, Maryland, USA.
- Building partnership capacity
- U.S. global defense posture strategy in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
- Coalition interoperability challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan
- Development of coalition niche capabilities
- Developing a methodology to analyze the effectiveness of U.S. international security cooperation activities
J. D. P. Moroney et al., A Capabilities-Based Strategy for Army Security Cooperation, RAND Corporation (MG-563-A), 2006
Graeme Herd and Jennifer D. P. Moroney, eds., Security Dynamics in the Former Soviet Bloc, Routledge/Curzon, 2003
Jennifer D. P. Moroney et al., Ukrainian Foreign and Security Policy, Greenwood/Praeger, 2002
Jennifer D. P. Moroney and Joe Hogler, "Building Partner Capacity for Combating WMD," Joint Force Quarterly
Anne M. Moisan and Jennifer D. P. Moroney, "NATO Stability Teams: The Next Stage of Capability Development," Joint Force Quarterly
Recent Media Appearances
Interviews: Eurasia Daily Monitor
Commentary: The Hill; International Herald Tribune; United Press International