Colonel Munkh-Ochir Dorjjugder is a Senior Fellow/Military Expert at the National Institute for Security Studies of Mongolia since January 2018. Previously, he served as Director for Public Administration as well as Director for International Cooperation at the Mongolian Ministry of Defense; Director of the Institute for Defense Studies at the National Defense University of Mongolia; Director of Military Intelligence/J2 of the Mongolian Armed Forces; and Military Advisor at Mongolia's Permanent Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) in Vienna, Austria. Col. Dorjjugder spent 22 years in active duty military service in various postings in the armed forces and intelligence community. He holds an MA in Political Science (1999) and a BA in History (1996) from the National University of Mongolia and an MA in Security Studies from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California (2003) and is an alumnus of the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies (2007) and the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (2005). In 2010, Col. Dorjjugder was a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution's Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies.