Carlton G. Haelig

Graduate Fellow



Born and raised only half an hour from Princeton in Bridgewater, New Jersey, Carlton is a Ph.D. student studying security studies and international relations at Princeton's School of Public and International Affairs. His interests lie at the intersection of international relations, international security, and national security policy. His research focuses on military innovation, adaptation, and strategy. Current projects of his look at the drivers of doctrinal innovation in the United States Marine Corps and Army and the implications of emerging technologies on innovation and the future balance of power. Prior to Princeton, Carlton worked in a variety of capacities conducting research on national security policy and strategy in academia, think tanks, and government. He holds an M.A. in International Security from George Mason University and a B.A. in Political Science and History from Rutgers University.