Dr. Jeffrey R. Macris Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership
201-C Luce Hall (Mail Stop 7-J), 112 Cooper Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5022
Dr. Jeffrey R. Macris recently assumed duties as the Deputy Director of the Naval Academy’s Stockdale Center. He arrives from Yale University, where he taught as a Presidential Visiting Fellow. A former U.S. Navy career officer, he served as a U.S. Navy pilot in the P-3 Orion patrol and anti-submarine warfare community, before becoming a Permanent Military Professor in the Naval Academy’s History Department. He earned the Naval Academy’s 2016 Military Professor of the Year Award, and left active duty the following year at the rank of Navy Captain (O-6) and Associate Professor. Dr. Macris has published multiple peer-reviewed academic articles, as well as two books on the Great Powers in the Middle East. He holds a PhD (with Distinction) from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, as well as a linguist certificate in Arabic from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California.