Lee Cullum is a journalist currently associated with Public Media of North Texas, an affiliate of PBS. She is a senior fellow at the John Tower Center for Public Policy and International Affairs at SMU and a board member of the American Security Project in Washington along with the David Boren College of International Studies at the University of Oklahoma. She contributes occasionally to the Dallas Morning News and was at one time editor of the editorial page of the Dallas Times Herald as well as a regular commentator on what is now the PBS NewsHour and “All Things Considered” on NPR. She has served on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Council on Germany, the Pacific Council on International Policy and chaired the board of the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations. In addition she is a member of the InterAmerican Dialogue.