Colonel (Retired) Paul T. Bartone, Ph.D. is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University. A Fulbright Scholar (Norway, 2006-07), col. Bartone has taught strategic leadership at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, and at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, where he also served as Director of the West Point Leader Development Research Center. Trained as an interdisciplinary research psychologist at the University of Chicago, he is a seasoned expert in applying psychological, social, cultural, and biological perspectives to the understanding of human behavior. As an Army Research Psychologist, col. Bartone deployed to locations worldwide to conduct embedded research with Army units, to include the Persian Gulf, Bosnia, Croatia, Grenada, Ger-many, & Hungary. His work focuses on understanding and measuring resilient responding to stress, identifying underlying biomarkers for resilience, and applying this knowledge to improve selection, training and leader development programs. Col. Bartone also served as the Research Psychology Consultant to the U.S. Army’s Surgeon General, and as the Assistant Corps Chief for Medical Allied Sciences. He is a past-President of the American Psychological Association’s Division 19, Society for Military Psychology, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and a charter member of the Association for Psychological Science.