Collin Meisel is a subject matter expert at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies. He is also the Diplometrics Program Lead and Research Associate at the University of Denver’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Through data gathering, index construction, and quantitative analysis, his research focuses on international interactions and the measurement of the depth and breadth of political, diplomatic, economic, security, and cultural ties between countries. In recent years, he has completed funded research for the U.S. National Intelligence Council, U.S. Army Future Studies Group, U.S. Agency for International Development’s Ukraine mission, and other partners.
Prior to Pardee, Collin researched issues related to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear terrorism at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism’s (START) Unconventional Weapons and Technology division. Before START, Collin served for 8 years as a Security Forces member in the U.S. Air Force, which included leading and advising security teams for Special Air Missions transporting the Vice President of the United States, First Lady, Secretaries of State and Defense, and other U.S. national and military leaders domestically and abroad. Collin holds a Master’s in Public Policy from Georgetown University, where he was selected as one of five McCourt Scholars for his graduating class.