Bailey Cahall was a policy analyst with the international security Program at the New America Foundation. She provided research, analysis, and programmatic support on a range of topics related to terrorism, counterinsurgency, South Asian geopolitics, and other national security concerns. She was also a content manager for Foreign Policy magazine’s AfPak Channel, a premier clearinghouse of news and analysis from and about Afghanistan, Pakistan, and issues of transnational terrorism.
Prior to joining the New America Foundation in 2013, Ms. Cahall was a senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., a global strategy and technology consulting firm, where she provided expertise in project management, strategic planning, and technical writing and editing to several domestic security clients. She also worked as a research assistant at the National Defense University, first at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (now the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy) and then at the Center for Technology and National Security Policy, where she focused on the intersection of gender, technology, and warfare, particularly concerning the use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Ms. Cahall graduated magna cum laude, as a University Honors Scholar, from West Virginia University with a B.A. in history. She also holds a M.A. in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.