About Us



Mission Statement

The National Security Institute (NSI) at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School is dedicated to finding real-world answers to national security law and policy questions.

Advisory Board

NSI’s Advisory Board brings decades of experience in public service in a wide range of federal counterterrorism, defense, and intelligence agencies.  They include former officials from the administrations of several presidents, as well as the U.S. Congress, the federal judiciary, media, and academia

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NSI’s distinguished faculty bring decades of experience both inside and outside the classroom to teach students at the Antonin Scalia Law School and Schar School of Policy and Government about pressing issues at the nexus of law, policy, and technology.

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NSI’s Fellows draw on diverse experiences from the intelligence community, government, private sector, and academia to  support NSI’s educational mission and will help ensure that NSI leads the debate on critical issues facing our nation.

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Technologist Fellows

NSI’s Technologist Fellowship trains technical experts on the skills necessary to effectively engage policymakers in both the legislative and executive branches.

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Impact Report

Read about NSI’s successful launch and the highlights from our first two years.

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Career Opportunities

Check out all of NSI’s open positions.

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