Leonard Wong is a research professor in the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College. His research focuses on the human and organizational dimensions of the military and includes topics such as combat motivation, leadership development, and the military profession. He is a retired Army officer whose career included teaching leadership at West Point, serving as the director of the Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis (OEMA), and serving as an analyst for the Chief of Staff of the Army. His research has led him to locations such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Bosnia, and Vietnam. He has testified before Congress and his work has been highlighted in media such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New Yorker, CNN, NPR, PBS, and 60 Minutes. He is a Professional Engineer and holds a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Business Administration from Texas Tech University.