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

David Logan, SEI 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.


Carlton G. Haelig, SEI Deputy Director

Haelig HeadshotBorn and raised only half an hour from Princeton in Bridgewater, New Jersey, Carlton is a first-year Ph.D. student in the security studies program who focuses on military innovation, grand strategy, civil-military relations, and security policy. He is interested in the impact of the contemporary international security environment on the nature of military innovation and adaptation, particularly in militaries with mixed-intensity security priorities. Prior to Princeton, Carlton was the Director of Research at the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law. Carlton holds a master's degree in International Security from George Mason University and a bachelor's degree from Rutgers University, where he double-majored in Political Science and History.