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Here is a list of Defense Analysis Department faculty.

Department Chair: John Arquilla

NameTitle/Research InterestsDegree
Arquilla, JohnChair and ProfessorPh.D, Stanford University
 Revolution in Military Affairs; Information-Age Conflict; Irregular Warfare
Blanken, LeoAssistant ProfessorPh.D., UC Davis
 International Relations Theory; Conflict Processes; National Security Policy
Borer, Douglas A.Associate ProfessorPh.D., Boston University
 Strategy; Political Legitimacy; Irregular Warfare
Denning, DorothyDistinguished ProfessorPh.D, Purdue University
 Conflict in Cyberspace; Cyber Security; Trust, Influence and Networks
Everton, SeanAssistant ProfessorPh.D., Stanford University
 Social Network Analysis; Political Sociology; Social Movements; Sociology of Religion
Fox, WilliamProfessorPh.D., Clemson University
 Mathematical Modeling; Combat Modeling; Modeling Terrorism; Decision and Risk Analysis
Freeman, MichaelAssociate ProfessorPh.D., University of Chicago
 Terrorism; Counterterrorism; Foreign Policy; Political Theory
Giordano, FrankProfessorPh.D, University of Arkansas
 Mathematical Modeling; Optimization and Models of Conflict
Gregg, HeatherAssistant ProfessorPh.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Religiously motivated violence; Countering ideologies; Non-kinetic means for fighting counterinsurgencies; long term goals of COIN
Greenshields, BrianSenior LecturerM.A., Naval Postgraduate School
 Air power, strategy, irregular warfare
Jaye, MichaelAssociate ProfessorPh.D., Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute
 Mathematical Modeling; Model Validation; Climate Models
LeMire, GuyCOL, SOF ChairMMAS, School of Advanced Military Studies
Lober, GeorgeSenior LecturerMA, California State University of Fresno
 Critical Thinking; Ethics; English Composition; Technical Writing
McCormick, GordonProfessorPh.D., Johns Hopkins University
 Terrorism; Sub-State Conflict; Irregular Warfare; Formal Modeling
Roberts, Nancy C.ProfessorPh.D., Stanford University
 Complex Networks; Problem Solving; Social Network Analysis; Strategic Management; Organization Theory; “Wicked Problems"; Post-Conflict Reconstruction
Robinson, GlennAssociate ProfessorPh.D., University of California, Berkeley
 Political Violence; Islamic Fundamentalism; Political Economy; Middle East
Rothstein, HySenior LecturerPh.D., Tufts University
 Security Strategy; Irregular Warfare; Military Deception; Psychological Warfare
Sepp, Kalev (Gunner)Senior LecturerPh.D., Harvard University
 National Security Policy; National Strategy; National Military Strategy; Special Operations; Irregular Warfare; Counter-Terrorism; Counter-Insurgency
Simons, AnnaProfessorPh.D., Harvard University
 Anthropology of Conflict; Military Culture; Methods of Social Control; Africa; Military Advising (advisory assessment and selection)
Strawser, Bradley J. (BJ)Assistant ProfessorPh.D., University of Connecticut
 Philosophy and military ethics 
Tsolis, KristenLecturerM.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies
 Geospatial Analysis; Computer Security
Tucker, DavidAssociate ProfessorPh.D., Claremont Graduate School
 Unconventional Conflict; Terrorism; Intelligence and Human Intelligence; Government Responses to Unconventional Conflict
Warren, CamberAssistant ProfessorPh.D., Duke University
 National Security Policy 


Adjunct Faculty


NameTitle/Research InterestsDegree
Berger, MarcosVisiting ProfessorPh.D., University of New South Wales
 U.S. Foreign Policy; Security-Development and State-Building; Counter-Insurgency/Insurgency; Illegal Drug Trade; especially the Americas, with a second regional specialty in Asia and the Middle East
Jansen, ErikSenior LecturerPh.D., University of Southern California
 Organization Diagnosis & Design, Inter-Organizational Collaborative Capacity, Organizational Reward Systems, Career Management
Lee, DoowanVisiting ProfessorPh.D. Candidate, University of Chicago
 Social Movement Theory; Radical Movements; International Relations Theory; Research Design; Network Analysis
Naficy, SiamakSenior LecturerPh.D., UCLA
 Anthropology of Conflict; Culture & Influence; Biological Anthropology
O'Connell, RobertVisiting ProfessorPh.D., University of Virginia
 Military History, Intelligence Support to Irregular Warfare

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