John Losinger is a Principal in the Dallas office of Public Strategies, Inc. He works with a team that manages strategic communications for a leading energy company.

Previously, John worked as a policy research team member at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he researched and conducted work and interviews with leaders in the maritime insurance industry in London and international alliances in higher education.

John’s LBJ School thesis, “Persia’s Gate: The Strait of Hormuz as a Strategic Vulnerability to The Islamic Republic of Iran,” was a finalist for the Emmette S. Redford Award for Outstanding Research. His commentary on Iran has been published in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Dallas Morning News.

Prior to his time at the LBJ School, John interned in the office of U.S. Representative Pete Sessions, was a grassroots director for Tucker Anderson for Congress and served as staff assistant to U.S. Representative John Linder.

John is a member of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, Business Executives for National Security, the SMU Tower Center Forum and is a term member of the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations. He also serves on the board of the McCune Charitable Foundation in Santa Fe, NM.

John earned a bachelor’s degree in political science/public policy and history from Southern Methodist University and a master’s degree with a specialization in international affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs (The University of Texas at Austin).