Scott Aughenbaugh

Adjunct Fellow (Non-resident), International Security Program

Scott Aughenbaugh is an adjunct fellow with the International Security Program at CSIS, where he specializes in emerging technologies and strategic futures. He is currently on rotation at the National Defense University. Previously, he was deputy director of strategic futures at CSIS and focused on global trends analysis and forecasting, which is used in CSIS’s flagship presentation, “Seven Revolutions: Scanning the Horizon Out to the Year 2035 and Beyond.” He carried out research on demographics, resource management, computing, data/information growth, social media, the effects of economic integration, and emerging security challenges. He has briefed the findings of this research at numerous colleges and universities, corporations, and government agencies. Earlier, Mr. Aughenbaugh led the CSIS Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy’s Higher Education Initiative in conjunction with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and worked for the CSIS Office of External Relations. He holds a B.A. in history, politics, and government from Ohio Wesleyan University and an M.A. in history, with a focus on the Cold War, Europe, and China, from Kent State University. He has also worked at the Lyman L. Lemnitzer Center for NATO and EU Studies at Kent State University and studied at Beijing University.

Contact Information
Email: saughenbaugh [at]
Tel: (202) 775-3157