Biographical Information:

Dates: 1948 -
Dates in Ridgefield:

non-fiction writer, educator, consultant

Paul Bracken is a professor of management and political science at Yale University, and was previously a member of the senior staff of the Hudson Institute under Herman Kahn and a consultant to the Rand Corporation. He serves on several Department of Defense advisory boards and works with global multinational corporations on strategy and technology issues. In 2012 The Princeton Review named Bracken one of the 300 "best professors" in the United States. He enjoys golf, dude ranching and ham radio.

Titles (partial):

The Command and Control of Nuclear Forces, 1983
Fire in the East, 1999
Managing Strategic Surprise, 2008
The Second Nuclear Age, 2012

--Sources:,, Henry Holt & Co. (publisher)