Rozlyn (Roz) Engel

Rozlyn (Roz) C. Engel is a Distinguished Professor of the Practice at the U.S. Naval Academy, where she teaches courses in international economic policy. Roz is also a Nonresident Scholar in the Geo-Economics and Strategy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and serves as the President of the World Affairs Council of New Jersey, which she founded in early 2019.

Prior to joining the economics faculty of the US Naval Academy, Roz spent nearly 20 years at the nexus of economics, national security, and U.S. policy development. From October 2016 to August 2018, she was the senior career executive in charge of U.S. macroeconomic analysis. From January 2017 onward, she also fulfilled the duties of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Macroeconomic Policy. From 2013 to 2016, Roz was the National Intelligence Manager and National Intelligence Officer for Economics in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, where she oversaw all global economic analysis in support of U.S. national security priorities and worked closely with the National Security Council and major economic policy agencies. Her office covered sanctions, trade flows and deals, foreign investment (CFIUS) reviews, as well as macroeconomic stability in key countries, global energy markets, and international financial risks.

Before ODNI, Roz was a Distinguished Research Fellow in Economics at the National Defense University, where she taught at the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy. She served on the economics faculty at West Point from 2003 to 2011 and has also taught as an adjunct professor at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service and Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. She has spent time at the Brookings Institution, the International Monetary Fund, and the US Senate. Roz holds a PhD in Economics from Columbia University, a MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics, and a A.B. in Economics from Smith College.