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Research Professor of National Security Affairs
Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College

Welcome to my homepage. I am a Research Professor of National Security Affairs at the Strategic Studies Institute, the U.S. Army’s center for national security research and analysis at the Army War College.  My areas of specialization include crisis decision-making, deterrence, and air & space power. I have published articles in The Journal of Politics, Security Studies, and other academic journals. Prior to joining the faculty at SSI, I taught as an assistant professor in the Gladys B. West Space Seminar and the Department of Strategy at the Air War College and as a lecturer in the Department of Political Science at UCLA. I received my PhD in Political Science from UCLA and my BA in Political Economy from UC Berkeley.

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