Elizabeth M. Bartels

Elizabeth “Ellie” Bartels is a senior associate at Caerus Associates, leading efforts to develop and test concepts and tools to better understand urban operational environments. Prior to joining Caerus, Ellie led teams in designing educational and analytical strategic wargames at the National Defense University. She holds an SM in Comparative Political Science from MIT and an AB in Political Science and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization from the University of Chicago. You can follow her on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/elliebartels.

On-going research on “mega-cities” highlights aspects of large, unplanned cities that make them an operational challenge.