About Robert S. Wood
Elder Robert S. Wood was called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy in April 1999. He is known in civic, government, and academic circles as a thoughtful commentator and teacher on international affairs, national security policy, and strategic theory. He was dean of the Center for Naval Warfare Studies at the U.S. Naval War College, held the Chester W. Nimitz Chair of National Security and Foreign Affairs, and twice served as Director of the Chief of Naval Operations' Strategic Studies Group. Elder Wood received a bachelor's degree in history from Stanford and master's and doctoral degrees from Harvard University. He and his wife, Dixie, are the parents of four daughters.