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Christopher Steinitz

Christopher Steinitz

Senior Research Scientist

Chris Steinitz is a senior wargame designer and facilitator. He has designed and executed wargames to examine topics including force structure, operational warfighting, special operations, adversary decision-making and climate change.

At CNA, he has conducted studies on maritime security cooperation, efforts to build partner capacity, naval strategy development, coalition-building, and adversary analytics. He has directed the North Korea portfolio as part of CNA’s adversary analytics program, served as a scientific analyst to the Director for International Engagement in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, and deployed aboard the USS John C. Stennis.

Steinitz has a Master of Arts in Arab studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from La Salle University.

Areas of Expertise

Geographic areas of expertise: Indo-Pacific