James Hasik

Nonresident Senior Fellow for Defense, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security

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James Hasik is a Nonresident Senior Fellow for Defense with the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council. 

Since September 2001, Hasik has been researching and writing about global security challenges and the economic enterprises that provide the tools to address them. As a consultant, he has undertaken more than fifty discrete consulting projects on subjects including armored vehicles, shipbuilding and ship repair, artillery, naval weaponry, ammunition, precision munitions, and training and simulation. His engagements have functionally included operations analysis, supply chain analysis, marketing, product development, competitive analysis, facilities management, strategic planning, policy analysis, M&A planning and due diligence, portfolio strategy, business forecasting, privatization planning, organizational design, and antitrust analysis.

Hasik holds an MBA in business economics from the University of Chicago and a BA in history and physics from Duke University. He is currently a William Powers Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a PhD student in public policy at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, concentrating in military-industrial matters.

Hasik is a member of the Council on Emerging National Security Affairs, the Institute of Navigation, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, and the National Defense Industries Association. He is also the author of the Defense Industrialist Blog.