Ellen McHugh "is the Associate Director for the Center for Peace and Security Studies and the Security Studies Program. Her duties consist of managing staff, helping coordinate adjunct faculty, and assisting students in their academic program. Along with the Director, she oversees SSP resources and development efforts. Ms. McHugh previously worked at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution where she was the Assistant Director of Administration and Budget. She received her B.A. in History from College of the Holy Cross and her M.A. in Security Studies from Georgetown University in 1998." 
- "Biography", Accessed December 2006.