Jennifer McArdle, PhD Bio Header

Senior Director, Futures, CAE USA

• Defense Technical Innovation
• Military Training and Readiness
• Wargaming
• Disruptive Technologies
• Artificial Intelligence
• Cyber

Dr. Jennifer McArdle is the Senior Director for Futures at CAE USA, an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Center for a New American Security’s wargaming lab, and an Eisenhower Fellow at the NATO Defence College. McArdle previously served as the Head of Research at Improbable, where her team focused on developing complex synthetic environments. A former professor, McArdle has served on Congressman Langevin’s cyber advisory committee and as an expert member of a NATO technical group that developed cyber effects for the military alliance's campaign simulations.

McArdle holds a Ph.D. from King’s College London in War Studies, is the recipient of the RADM Fred Lewis doctoral scholarship in modeling and simulation and is a certified modeling and simulation professional. She is a term member with the Council on Foreign Relations and was named an official “Mad Scientist” by the US Army Training and Doctrine Command.

Effectively Integrating Technology into Wargames
(2022 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference)

Simulating War: Three Enduring Lessons from the Louisiana Maneuvers
(War on the Rocks)

Pioneers of Deception: Lessons from the Ghost Army
(War on the Rocks)

Victory Over and Across Domains: Training for Tomorrow's Battlefields
(Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments)

LinkedIn: @jennifer-mcardle-ph-d-a7404a36/
Twitter: @jlmcardle01

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