Faculty and Staff

DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES (ISS)

Dr. Geoffrey Gresh - Associate Professor and Chair of the International Security Studies Department (Fort McNair and Fort Bragg) [view bio]

Dr. R.E. Burnett - Professor and Associate Dean of Academics (Faculty), [view bio]

Dr. Sean McFate - Associate Professor [view bio]

Dr. Elena Pokalova - Associate Professor  [view bio]

Dr. Peter Thompson – Associate Professor  [view bio]

Dr. Andrew Novo - Assistant Professor  [view bio]

LtCol. Donald Palmer, USAF - Air Force Chair  [view bio]

LTC John Francis - US Army Civil Affairs [view bio]


DEPARTMENT OF WAR AND CONFLICT STUDIES (WACS)

Dr. Kirklin Bateman - Chair, War and Conflict Studies Department  [view bio]

GEN (Ret.) Carlos Ospina-Ovalle - Distinguished Professor of Practice [view bio]

Dr. David Ucko - Associate Professor, Director of Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program [view bio]

Ms. Bonnie R Calabria - NTC Visiting Faculty, Instructor[view bio]

Mr. Ted Larsen - Visiting NCTC Faculty Chair

LTC David P. Oakley Ph.D. - Assistant Professor

 

DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL AND ANALYTICAL STUDIES (RAS)

Dr. Hassan Abbas - Professor and Chair of the Regional and Analytical Studies Department [view bio]

Dr. Rameez Abbas - Assistant Professor [view bio]

Dr. Matthew Dearing - Assistant Professor [view bio]

CDR Kyle "Chilly" Taylor - Deputy Director of the SCAP Program and Sea Services Chair  [view bio]

Dr. Erica Marat - Assistant Professor [view bio] 

MAJ Kelly Gleason - Instructor[view bio] 

Brianna Harwart - Academic Assistant


DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AND LEADERSHIP

Dr. Craig Deare - Chair of the Strategic Initiative Department [view bio]

Dr. Jay Parker - Distinguished Professor and MG Fox Conner Chair of the International Security Studies Department [view bio]

Dr. Thomas A. Marks – Distinguished Professor of Irregular Warfighting Strategy [view bio]

Dr. Marco Di Capua – DOE/NNSA Faculty Chair [view bio]

Ms.Heather K. Looney- Visiting Faculty (DOE/NNSA)  [view bio]

Mr. Christopher T. Blekicki- DHS Faculty Chair [view bio

Mr. Sean Doland- Program Analyst

 

JSOMA PROGRAM - FACULTY AND STAFF (FORT BRAGG)

Dr. David Walton - JSOMA Program Director [view bio]

Dr. Christopher Bassford - Professor  [view bio]

Dr. Arabinda Acharya - Associate Professor  [view bio]

Dr. Peter Eltsov - Associate Professor [view bio]

Dr. Russell Burgos - Associate Professor [view bio]

Ms. Carolyne Davidson - Assistant Professor  [view bio]

Dr. Kathryn Fisher - Assistant Professor [view bio]

Dr. Spencer Meredith III - Associate Professor and Deputy Thesis Director [view bio]

Mrs. Nicole Linton- Program Coordinator, JSOMA 

Ms. Heather Cook- Information Technology Manager

 

DEPARTMENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Dr. R.E. Burnett - Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty  [view bio]

Ms. Maria "Jenny" Rodriguez - Executive Assistant to Dean of Academic Affairs

Ms. Sheila DeTurk - Director of Student Affairs / Registrar 

Ms. Kelley Maxwell - Academic Specialist

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FRONT OFFICE

Ms. Faith Ssebikindu- Director of Outreach and Continuing Engagement [view bio]

Ms. Eniola Omotoso - Executive Assistant to the Chancellor/Vice Chancellor

Ms. Maria "Jenny" Rodriguez - Executive Assistant to Deans for Academic Affairs & Administration

Ms. Genevieve Fields - Human Resources and Travel Support

Ms. Nadine Plater-Jones - Logistics and Operations Support

Mr. Grahame Burke - Information Management Support

Mr. Paul Chalmer - Operations Support

Ms. Laurie Ventrone- Budget Analyst

 

OFFICE OF STUDENT SERVICES

Col. Ann Knabe, Ph.D, USAF, Dean of Students [view bio]

Commander James Griffin - Reserve Component National Security Course Director

Faculty Publications

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Dr. David Walton discusses innovative techniques for adult learning in higher education at CISA's Joint Special Operations Master of Arts (JSOMA) program in Fort Bragg, N.C.