Vinothini (Vino) Roy - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Innovation & Learning Division
Dr. Vino Roy joined the Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR) in 2010. She currently serves as the lead for the Institute for Security Governance’s (ISG) State Partnership Program (SPP) support in the Innovation & Learning (I&L) Division. A second line of her work at ISG focuses on the development of conceptual tools to support the assessment and implementation of Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) initiatives. She also serves as an instructor on select regional programs and conducts evaluations for multinational and bilateral exercises supported by ISG.
Prior to her current position, Dr. Roy served as a Program Manager at the Teleologic Learning Company, a professional services firm that specializes in strategic consulting, education planning, design, and curriculum development. As Program Manager, she managed and oversaw the development of the distance learning programs for CCMR and the US Army North. Dr. Roy also previously worked as a part-time lecturer at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), as a reporter for the Madras Times, and for a haberdashery company in India.
In her current role, Dr. Roy leads ISG’s SPP educational efforts to facilitate a better understanding of the regional security and socio-political context, needed to build partner capacity. She focuses on working with and across US government organizations, academia, and regional institutions to promote unity of effort. She also supported the research, development, and publication of ISG’s Cyberspace Capacity Building Compendium and Playbook.
Dr. Roy earned her Master’s, Master of Philosophy, and Doctorate in Literature from the University of Madras. Her research interests focus on disinformation, ideologies, and identity construction.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Partner PME Faculty & Curriculum Development