Amelia Mae Wolf

Capella Space; Former President, Carnegie New Leaders DC Chapter


Amelia M. Wolf is a manager for USG programs at Capella Space, a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite company; a Truman National Security Fellow; and former president of the Carnegie New Leaders DC Chapter.

Formerly, she was an intelligence analyst at Maxar Technologies, a research analyst at a government contracting company, and a research associate in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations where she covered conflict prevention and counterterrorism. Prior to that, Wolf was communications coordinator and writer at the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect, an adjunct assistant professor at St. John’s University, and a board member for the Council for American Students in International Negotiations.

She has published articles on numerous topics including counterterrorism, mass atrocities, humanitarian intervention, women's rights, and peacekeeping in outlets such as Foreign Policy, The National Interest, and Defense One. Her research has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Guardian. Wolf has a BA in communications from Loyola University Maryland and an MS in global affairs from New York University, where she specialized in international law and human rights. She is currently earning a certificate in geographic information systems and geospatial technology from University of California, Los Angeles.

Featured Work

Space shuttle at night

MAY 12, 2023 Podcast

Ethics and the New Space Boom, with Brian Weeden

With a new space boom underway, ethical concerns are emerging regarding the responsibilities of new actors and how to adapt space governance policies to protect ...

Launch of Atlas V carrying the Fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite, Cape Canaveral, Florida, August 2019. <br>CREDIT: <a href="">U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dalton Williams</a>

NOV 6, 2019 Podcast

Carnegie New Leaders Podcast: The Future of Space Acquisition & Threats, with Maj. Gen. Nina M. Armagno

In conversation with intelligence analyst Amelia M. Wolf, Major General Nina M. Armagno of the U.S. Air Force discusses her role as director of ...