Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow
H. R. McMaster is the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and the Japan Chair at the Hudson Institute. He is also the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He was the 25th assistant to the president for National Security Affairs. Upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1984, McMaster served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army for thirty-four years before retiring as a Lieutenant General in June 2018.
Rye Barcott is cofounder and CEO of With Honor, a cross-partisan political nonprofit that fights polarization in Congress with principled veteran leadership. He previously cofounded and led the solar power investment firm Double Time Capital, and cofounded the nongovernmental youth leadership and public health organization CFK Africa in the Kibera informal settlement of Nairobi, Kenya. Written for students, his memoir It Happened on the Way to War juxtaposes service in the Marine Corps with social entrepreneurship in Africa. Dartmouth awarded him an honorary doctorate in humane letters, and Bono called it a "wild ride." Barcott earned his Masters in Business Administration and Public Administration from Harvard, where he was a Center for Public Leadership Fellow and served on the Harvard Endowment's Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility. He serves as secretary of the board of the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation, and chair of the board of CFK Africa.
Barrye L. Price
Major General (ret.) Barrye L. Price is President and CEO of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America. He also currently serves on the National Gun Violence Collaborative, the National Suicide Action Alliance, and the boards of Verde Technologies and the Center for Creative Leadership. He is the author of Against All Enemies Foreign and Domestic: A Study of Urban Unrest and Federal Intervention Within the United States, Life on the Other Side of You, and Homeland Defense: Civil Unrest and Federal Intervention within the United States of America.
Price has received many personal honors within his long a distinguished military career, including the Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, three Legions of Merit, and the Bronze Star Medal. He is also entitled to wear the Army Staff Badge and the Airborne and Air Assault Badges.
Price is a Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of Houston's College of Business Administration. He earned an MA and in 1997 became the first African American to obtain a doctorate from the Texas A&M University Department of History. He also earned an MS in national security strategy from the National Defense University.