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Theda Owens

Office of Senator Pat Roberts


Last updated: Jan 21, 2014

Theda Owens is the National Security Policy Advisor for Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) where her responsibilities include developing policy, monitoring legislation, and communicating with constituents and governmental entities in the areas of defense, foreign policy, intelligence, and homeland security. She graduated from Fordham University with Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and History. She received her Masters’ degree in Nationalism Studies from the University of Ediburgh. Theda also graduated from the Naval War College with a Masters’ degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. Currently, she is enrolled in the Air Command and Staff College administered by the United States Air Force.

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