Dr. Brooke Mitchell currently serves as the Congressional Nuclear Security Fellow in the Office of Representative Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1). Prior to this, Dr. Mitchell served as the Principal Investigator for Air Force Global Strike Command’s Global Near-Peer Competition Concepts and Applications Workshop. She specializes in applied research and current efforts include utilizing scenario planning as a strategic thinking methodology for military planners and policymakers. Dr. Mitchell has a decade of higher-education teaching experience in graduate level public administration programs, is certified in Quality Matters instructional design, and holds a top-secret security clearance. She earned her Doctorate of Strategic Leadership and M.A., with an emphasis to terrorism and homeland defense, from Regent University and her B.A. in Communication from Centenary College of Louisiana.