The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Michael Sulmeyer, Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Department of Defense, in the Belfer Center Library (L369).

Dr. Michael Sulmeyer is the Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy.  He is also the office's acting Director for Plans, Operations, and Programs.  In that capacity he reviews military plans for cyber-related issues and equities; works closely with the Joint Staff on the review and approval of capabilities; and overseas the office's support to multiple interagency efforts to counter malicious cyber activity against U.S. and Department of Defense’s interests.  Previously, he worked on arms control and the maintenance of strategic stability between the United States, Russia, and China.  He was also a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.  As a Marshall Scholar, Michael received his doctorate in Politics from Oxford University, and his dissertation, "Money for Nothing: Understanding the Termination of U.S. Major Defense Acquisition Programs" won the Sir Walter Bagehot Prize for best dissertation in government and public administration.  He received his BA and JD from Stanford University and his MA in War Studies from King's College London.  He is a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations and is a member of the District of Columbia bar.

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