Travis Sharp is a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. In 2018-2019, he will serve as a pre-doctoral fellow at George Washington University's Institute for Security and Conflict Studies. His current research explores military-to-military contacts between great power rivals, cyber security, and U.S. defense spending and strategy. He has worked and consulted for numerous policy organizations, including the Center for a New American Security, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Office of Net Assessment, NATO, Modern War Institute at West Point, and Oxford Analytica. Travis has published in the Journal of Strategic Studies, International Affairs, Orbis, and War on the Rocks, among others, and been quoted by the New York Times, Washington Post, and CNN. He holds a M.P.A. and M.A. from Princeton and a B.A. from the University of San Francisco.