DSS graduate Jennifer Bradley (Class of 2007) is a senior analyst at US Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base. She authored an article for a special issue of the Air University’s Journal, Air and Space Power Journal. Jennifer’s article, entitled “Increasing Uncertainty: The Dangers of Relying on Conventional Forces for Nuclear Deterrence” was one of only seven articles selected for publication in a highly competitive selection process. Ms. Bradley is consistently recognized for her outstanding analytical contributions to the Deterrence Analysis Plans Support group at Strategic Command.
Ms. Bradley graduated from Missouri State University in 2007 with a MS in Defense and Strategic Studies. She was part of the first class to enter the DSS program at the Washington, D.C. campus once it relocated in 2005. As part of her course work she was selected as an intern for Lockheed Martin in their Missile Defense Systems division where as part of her duties she created glossaries of adversary ballistic missiles capabilities in order to advocate for missile defense systems. Ms. Bradley completed her thesis entitled “British Muslim Extremism: The Terror Within” which focused on the dangers of domestic terrorism in Great Britain. Upon graduation, Ms. Bradley joined the National Institute for Public Policy as an Analyst, and currently provides support to U.S. Strategic Command as part of the Deterrence Analysis Plans Support group in Omaha, Nebraska. She is responsible for conducting adversary specific deterrence analysis to support strategy and plan development. She received her BS degree in Political Science, Philosophy, and Economics from Eastern Oregon University in 2002.