Lowell H. Schwartz
Lowell H. Schwartz is a political scientist at the RAND Corporation. In 2009 and 2010, Schwartz worked for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs (OSD/ISA) as an adviser on arms control and European Security.
His RAND research falls primarily into three areas: the evolution of strategic warfare from a bipolar to a multipolar world, including nuclear strategy and arms control; how public diplomacy/strategic communications can help shape public opinion abroad; and the potential impact of future security environments on U.S. national security strategy and defense planning.
Schwartz is the author of Political Warfare Against the Kremlin: US and British Propoganda Policy at the Beginning of the Cold War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) and lead author of Barriers to the Broad Dissemination of Creative Works in the Arab World (RAND, 2009). In addition, he has coauthored more than a dozen RAND studies on national security issues, and his work has appeared in a variety of journals and newspapers including the National Interest, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Los Angeles Times, and the Baltimore Sun.
Schwartz has a Ph.D. in war studies from King's College London.
Previous PositionsBusiness analyst, Boeing Corporation
- Future of START
- Russian foreign policy
David E. Mosher et al., Beyond the Nuclear Shadow: A Phased Approach for Improving Nuclear Safety and U.S.-Russian Relations, RAND Corporation (MR-1666), 2003
Frances M. Lussier et al., Army Air and Missile Defense: Future Challenges, RAND Corporation (DB-335), 2002
Recent Media Appearances
Commentary: Baltimore Sun; Los Angeles Times; United Press International