Michael Martelle is the inaugural Cyber Vault Fellow at the National Security Archive, as of June 1, 2018. He received his M.A. in security policy studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs in Spring 2018 focusing on defense analysis and transnational security threats. For the past year he has been the Cyber Vault Project’s research assistant. Other recent experience includes research for GW’s Program on Extremism and freelance stringing for Military Periscope on topics ranging from national defense postures to equipment inventories. His current professional interests include incorporating cyber and other “emerging” fields into traditional understandings of national power and security policy.