Three Questions, Ep. 01: Mallory Ladd
Dr. Mallory Ladd is a research analyst at CNA where she specializes in Arctic maritime operations and security analysis for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Her work has included studies and wargames that have assessed military and non-military capabilities, platforms, and systems to address questions at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. She also conducts research in the field in support of exercises, including recently embarking on USS Theodore Roosevelt during the Navy’s first carrier deployment to the Gulf of Alaska in over a decade for Northern Edge, and embedding with the expeditionary unit of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group One on Adak, AK for the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise. Ladd obtained her PhD in analytical chemistry through the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Graduate Research and Education at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and holds a BSc in chemistry from the University of Toledo.