Dr. Phillip A. Karber is President of the Potomac Foundation. He was named to this position in 2012, having been a Senior Fellow since the Foundation’s inception in 1988.
Dr. Karber is an internationally recognized authority on defense and national security matters; an accomplished business executive; and a university professor. He has prepared studies and recommendations on defense strategy for the highest levels of the U.S. government; advised many NATO governments on defense issues; headed BDM Corporation’s International Division; served as JFK International Air Terminal’s Chairman of the Board; and teaches courses in national security and military affairs at Georgetown University.
A former Marine, Dr. Karber earned his B.A. in political science from Pepperdine College, his Ph.D. in international law from Georgetown University, and certificates from Harvard’s JFK School of Government, the Wharton Business School, and the Harvard Business School.