Eric Patterson

On the latest episode of VOC’s Witness Project conversation series, Profiles In Freedom, Amb. Andrew Bremberg sits down with a foreign policy expert, a long-time fighter of totalitarianism, and VOC’s new President and CEO, Dr. Eric Patterson.

Dr. Patterson previously served as President of the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI), where he led the organization’s efforts to advocate for religious liberty around the world through training and educational programs for students, teachers, public officials, and other audiences. Prior to RFI, Dr. Patterson was a university dean and professor. His government experience includes service as a White House Fellow, at the U.S. Department of State, and, for over 20 years, as an Air National Guard commander. He is an active scholar on the moral dimensions of national security and international affairs, as well as author of over 20 books, including Just American Wars: Ethical Dilemmas in U.S. Military History and the co-edited volume The Reagan Manifesto: ‘A Time for Choosing’ and Its Influence.