Edward Wittenstein

  • Director, International Relations & Leadership Programs, Office of International Affairs and Executive Director, Yale Young Global Scholars Program; Lecturer Jackson Institute

Edward "Ted" Wittenstein is Special Assistant to the President of Yale University and he also serves as Executive Director of Yale’s Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy, a new foreign policy program of the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, International Security Studies, and the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, founded upon the recent donation of Dr. Henry Kissinger’s papers to Yale. Ted is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. Before returning to work for Yale, Ted held a variety of national security positions at the Department of Defense, Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the Department of State.