Alan Dowd

Senior Fellow

Senior Fellow Alan W. Dowd heads the Sagamore Institute Center for America’s Purpose, which was launched in 2014 to promote America’s leadership role in the world. Focusing on U.S. foreign policy, national defense and international security, Dowd’s award-winning writing appears in a number leading publications, including: American Outlook, Military Officer, The American, The American Legion Magazine, Providence, World Politics Review, The Claremont Review of Books, Policy Review, Parameters, The Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, Current, The Washington Times, The Baltimore Sun, The Washington Examiner, The Detroit News, The Sacramento Bee, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, The Indianapolis Star, The Wall Street Journal Europe, The Jerusalem Post, The Financial Times Deutschland, The National Post, and the online editions of The American Interest, The Weekly Standard and The National Review. Dowd also holds senior fellow posts with the Fraser Institute and the American Security Council Foundation. In addition, he serves as an adjunct professor at Butler University, contributor to the journal Providence, and contributing editor with The American Legion Magazine, where he writes the Landing Zone column. A founding member of Sagamore’s leadership team, Dowd shouldered a number of day-to-day management and research roles during Sagamore’s early years, before focusing his professional energies on his own writing in 2007. Dowd has been a guest on Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends” and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Counterpoint.” In addition, he has been interviewed by Cox News Service, WISH-TV (CBS affiliate, Indianapolis), WXIN-TV (Fox affiliate, Indianapolis), KPLS Radio (Los Angeles), CBN, The Washington TimesThe National Post (Canada), CFAX Radio (Vancouver), WTIC Radio (Connecticut) and WIBC Radio (Indianapolis).