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  • Ernst, Howard R.

    Professor PhD, University of Virginia
    Research Interests
    American Government, Environmental Policy, Campaigns and Elections, State and Local Politics

  • Gosnell, Rachael

    LCDR, USN JPMP MA, Georgetown University MA, Old Dominion University BS, US Naval Academy
    Research Interests
    Maritime Security Concerns, to include the Arctic, NATO, and Energy Security; US Naval Strategy

  • Limbert, John*

    Endowed Faculty Chair, Middle East Studies PhD, Harvard University *Ambassador Limbert will be on sabbatical until Fall 2016.
    Research Interests
    Middle East Politics, African Politics, US Foreign Policy

  • McGrath, Amy

    LtCol, USMC MA, The Johns Hopkins University, Global Security Studies BS, US Naval Academy ('97), Political Science
    Research Interests
    Defense and Foreign Policy, Congressional Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction

  • Sturm, Michael B.

    LCDR, USN MSSI, National Intelligence University, Strategic Intelligence Studies MA, Loyola University Chicago, Applied Research Methods
    Research Interests
    National Security Policy, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

  • Tomlinson, Rodney G.

    Professor PhD, University of Southern California
    Research Interests
    International Relations, Systemic Conflict, International Governance

  • Wrage, Stephen D.*

    Professor PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1987 *Dr. Wrage will be on sabbatical from August 2015 to August 2016, but he can be reached by email.
    Research Interests
    Ethics and International Relations, Active Learning in International Affairs, Teaching Ethics by means of Case Studies

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