Bradley Martin

Bradley Martin
Director, RAND National Security Supply Chain Institute; Senior Policy Researcher


Ph.D. in political science, University of Michigan; B.A. in political science, University of New Mexico

Media Resources

This researcher is available for interviews.

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Bradley Martin is the director of the RAND National Security Supply Chain Institute, and a senior policy researcher at RAND. He retired from the Navy as a surface warfare Captain after 30 years of service, including four command tours.

In addition to his operational tours, Martin served on the staff of U.S. Forces Japan, the OPNAV staff as an operations analyst, and most recently as the Navy coordinator for participation in Joint Staff and OSD requirements and resources forums. His subspecialties included operations research, operational logistics, and strategic planning. Prior to joining the Navy, he achieved a doctorate in political science from the University of Michigan, while working as a research assistant for the Correlates of War Project.

Recent Media Appearances

Interviews: CBS News; CIMSEC, Center for International Maritime Security; CNBC; Government Matters; These Days (KPBS); TVBS, Taiwan