Scott Silverstone

About Scott Silverstone

Visiting Fellow

Scott Silverstone is a professor of international relations and the deputy department head of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Silverstone is the author most recently of From Hitler’s Germany to Saddam’s Iraq: The Enduring False Promise of Preventive War (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018). Previously he was a U.S. Naval Officer flying with a P-3 Orion squadron in the western Pacific and Indian Ocean and he served as a crisis management officer in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations in the Pentagon. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and holds a Ph.D in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.