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Faculty

  • Ernst, Howard R.

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

  • Ostwind, David S.

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





  • Crothers, Brian

    LtCol, USAF Assistant Professor 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





  • Holland, Emily J.

    Assistant Professor PhD, Columbia University
    Research Interests
    Energy Politics; US-Russia Relations; Nuclear Geopolitics; Institutions, Development, & European Politics



  • Kwon, Yongill

    CDR, Republic of Korea Navy Assistant Professor (Exchange) PhD, Washington State University MA, Korea Defense University BS, U.S. Naval Academy '95







  • Polga-Hecimovich, John

    Assistant 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

  • Richardson, David K.

    CDR, USN Assistant Professor (PMP) PhD, George Washington University MS, Naval Postgraduate School MA, Naval War College BS, U.S. Naval Academy '95








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