Senior Director for Research and Evaluation, Institute for Veterans and Military Families
Nicholas J. Armstrong is the senior director for research and evaluation at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. There he oversees the Institute’s portfolio of sponsored research, program evaluation, and data analytics initiatives. Armstrong’s research centers public management and social policy issues affecting veteran and military family well-being. He has received funding from the NY State Health Foundation, E.M. Kauffman Foundation, Smith Richardson Foundation, and U.S. Navy, among others. Prior to this, he was a research fellow at Syracuse University’s Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, where he led externally funded projects on security assistance, wartime contracting, and post-conflict reconstruction. Armstrong is a U.S. Army veteran with service in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Bosnia. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point (B.S.) and the Maxwell School of Syracuse University (Ph.D., M.P.A.).