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Joseph Trevithick — Fellow

Joseph Trevithick is an Fellow at GlobalSecurity.org, specializing in defense and security research and analysis. He has been interviewed on domestic and international television, on domestic and international radio, and in print on a number of defense and security related topics ranging from Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to the conflict in Afghanistan. He has also written print editorials on similar subjects.

Joseph has also worked on a number of other writing projects, both as an author and a researcher. In 2008, he was mentioned for his assistance in the author's note of The US Army in the Vietnam War 1965-73 by Gordon Rottman, published by Osprey Publishing. In 2010, he was again mentioned in a work by Mr. Rottman, Army of the Republic of Vietnam 195575, also published by Osprey Publishing. In 2011, he co-authored Ambush Valley: Vietnam 1965-1975, produced by Ambush Alley Games and published by Osprey Publishing. Joseph has written military history articles for Wargames Illustrated magazine and has been featured numerous times on Washington Post correspondent and author Tom Ricks' blog "The Best Defense," hosted by Foreign Policy magazine. In 2013, he wrote an Op-Ed that appeared on CNN.com regarding the tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard and an article written on armament for the UH-1 helicopter was selected as the cover story for the fourth quarter edition of Small Arms Review magazine, issue Vol 17, No 4.

Prior to joining GlobalSecurity.org in 2008, Joseph served as an intern at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in their Cold War International History Project and with the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in their International Center for Terrorism Studies. In May 2008 Joseph received an MA in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University. During the program he received a certificate in mediation skills and process, as well as one in cross-cultural mediation. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006 with a dual BA in History and Policy and International Relations.