Lindsay L. Rodman is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center's Canada Institute in Washington, D.C. She is a U.S. attorney, an expert in U.S. defence and foreign policy, and a nonprofit executive who most recently served as the Executive Director of the Leadership Council for Women in National Security. She previously served in the Obama Administration as Senior Advisor for International Humanitarian Policy in the Pentagon. Prior to her political appointment, she was an active duty judge advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in various roles, including as Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and as the Operational Law Attorney for 1st Marine Division (FWD) in Afghanistan. Her last duty assignment as an active duty Marine was in the White House as Director for Defense Policy and Strategy at the National Security Council. She remains in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. Prior to joining the Marine Corps, Lindsay was an associate at the law firm of Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School (JD, 2007), the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (MPP, 2007), and Duke University (AB Mathematics, 2003), and is currently a PhD Candidate in War Studies at the Royal Military College of Canada.