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LTC Heidi Demarest

Stem Head (American Politics)

US Army
Army Branch:
Military Intelligence

Contact Information:
Office Location: Lincoln Hall 210
Phone: 845.938.3894
LTC Heidi Demarest is the Director of the American Politics program.  She is a 2001 graduate of the United States Military Academy and completed her Ph.D. in political science at Harvard University in 2011.  Heidi has served as the military assistant to the Combined Joint Task Force Political Advisor in Afghanistan and commanded a company of Soldiers responsible for emplacing and maintaining the National Security Agency’s classified communications networks.  Most recently, MAJ Demarest served as the Deputy Brigade Commander of the Army’s offensive cyber brigade at Ft. Meade, MD. She pursues research interests in defense acquisition practices, defense budgeting, and interaction between the Army and Congress.