MWI Adjunct Scholar

Leif Rosenberger is an Adjunct Professor of International Political Economy in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. He teaches courses on Economics of International Security and International Financial Crises. He has published twelve books and sixty articles. He’s the Chief Economist at ACERTAS in Los Angeles, the Director of Global Economics at the Economic Innovation Institute for Africa in Ottawa, a Director at Think Renewables in Toronto and an Emerging Market Economist for Econo-Monitor in NYC. He retired from the US government in March 2016 after a thirty-five-year career in the US national security community. He was a Full Professor of Economics at the Army War College, where he held the General Douglas MacArthur Academic Chair of Research in the Strategic Studies Institute. He was the Chief Economist at PACOM and CENTCOM and a Task Force Commander at CENTCOM. He was an analyst at CIA and DIA. He was twice chosen as US Federal Employee of the Year. He was a Visiting Scholar on the Economic Faculty at Harvard. He taught International Business at the University of Hawaii and Political Science and Economics at Dickinson College and Providence College. He holds a BA with honors from Harvard, a masters from Boston University and a PhD in International Relations from Claremont Graduate University. He was a Scholar-Athlete and a six-letter winner in hockey and lacrosse at Harvard and was inducted into the St. Mark’s School Athletic Hall of Fame.