Dr.Kenneth L. Wise

Senior Non-Resident Fellow -Public Policy

Area of Expertise


 

  • International Political Issues and Diplomacy
  • National Security Policy and Geostrategy
  • News Media Analysis  

Education


Ph.D. in International Studies, 1967, School of International Service of The American University, Washington, D.C

M.A. in International Law and Organization 1965.

B.A. in Social Science, Midland University (USA), 1961.

 

 

 

Bio


 

From 2006 to 2013 Dr. Kenneth L. Wise directed b'huth's (Dubai Consultancy Research & Media Centre) Policy Research Division and advised the UAE’s Watani social development program. He continues to contribute to bespoke research for b’huth.  He directed b'huth conferences on national security and treating terrorism, participated in b’huth’s Terrorism Returnees Study, and contributed to a tribal reconciliation in Yemen.  He helped design campaign workshops for candidates in the UAE’s first election—Federal National Council in 2006. For 40 years prior to 2006 Dr. Wise, now a member of the emeritus faculty, taught political science and international relations at Creighton University (Omaha, USA) at undergraduate and graduate levels. He chaired the political science department for more than ten years and co-founded and directed for 25 years the university’s Graduate Program in International Relations. During the North Atlantic Treaty Association’s transition period, 1987 to 1995, Dr. Wise was a member of the Senior Academicians Group advising the NATO Information Directorate and edited the papers of that group’s 1990 conference on integrating into NATO the newly unified Germany and giving new emphasis to NATO’s political role in the security of Europe from the Atlantic to the Urals: a foundation for the Partnership for Peace Program. Dr. Wise has lectured at universities and think tanks around the world such as UK Defence Academy, Council of Europe Vienna Commission on the European Constitution, Council on Foreign Relations (NY City), Foreign Policy Association (St. Petersburg), U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (Ft. Leavenworth), U.S. Strategic Air Command Long Range Planning, German Bundesinstitut (Cologne), Clingendael Institut (The Hague), Asienstiftung (Asia Foundation, Essen), Budapest University of Economic Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing), University of Twente (Enschede), and U.S. Department of State (scholar in residence).