Barbara Fick

Senior Fellow - Eurasia Program

Dr. Barbara Fick is a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Eurasia Program and a U.S. Army Colonel, servings as Director of the Americas Program and Faculty Instructor at the Department of National Security at the U.S. Army War College. Prior to serving at the U.S. Army War College, she was the Political Military Affairs Chief at U.S. Southern Command. Her previous assignments include: Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Paraguay; Strategic Advisor to the Commander International Security Assistance Forces Afghanistan (ISAF); Special Assistant to NATO Supreme Allied Commander; Security Cooperation Strategy/Plans Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Colombia; and various regional and country advisor positions at U.S. Southern Command. COL Fick has a Ph.D. in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, a Master of Arts in Spanish and Latin American Literature from the University of Tennessee, a Master of Education from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs – Latin American Studies from Lafayette College.