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  • Crothers, Brian

    LtCol, USAF Instructor PhD, Michigan State University, Political Science MA, Air Command and Staff College, Military Operational Art and Science MS, Air Force Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering BS, Virginia Military Institute, Electrical Engineering
    Research Interests
    Domestic influences of Armed Conflict

  • 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

  • Lim, Kyung-Han

    LCDR, Republic of Korea Navy Exchange Professor (Ph.D)
    Research Interests
    International Relations, International Maritime Security, Korea and East Asia Security

  • 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

  • Ostwind, David S.

    CDR, USN Instructor MPA, Harvard MS, Engineering Management, George Washington
    Research Interests
    Homeland Security, Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness, Emergency Management

  • Polga-Hecimovich, John

    Asst. Professor PhD, MA, University of Pittsburgh, 2015 MA, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (Ecuador), 2006 BA, Dartmouth College, 2004
    Research Interests
    Comparative politics, Latin America, Executive and bureaucratic politics, Institutional instability

  • Sturm, Michael B.

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

  • Weiss, Shayna

    Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Israel Studies PhD, New York University, 2015 BA, Brandeis University, 2007
    Research Interests
    Israel, Middle East, Gender, Religion, Popular Culture, Nationalism

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