Leadership

The director and deputy director of the Strategic Education Initiative oversee all SEI programming and manage the student fellows. The current leadership team, Katherine Elgin and David Logan, can be reached at strategy@princeton.edu.

Katherine Elgin, SEI Director

[Katherine Elgin]Katherine is a third-year Ph.D. student in security studies interested in grand strategy, perceptions, civil-military affairs, alliance dynamics and national security decision-making processes. Regionally, she is particularly interested in Central Asia and Russia. Before commencing her graduate studies at the Woodrow Wilson School, Katherine worked at the Foreign Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. While in D.C., Katherine also worked with a defense research firm. Katherine speaks Swedish, Russian and French. She grew up on a family farm near Middleburg, Virginia, and enjoys photography, tennis and traveling. Katherine holds an A.B. in Politics from Princeton University.

David Logan, SEI Deputy Director

[David Logan]David Logan is a Ph.D. student at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. His professional interests include strategic nuclear stability, U.S.-China security relations, and security in the East Asia-Pacific region. Prior to coming to Princeton, he spent three years living and working in China. He speaks and reads Mandarin and Italian. He holds a B.A. from Grinnell College and an M.P.A. from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School.