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Major Eric D. Albright

Chief Instructor


College


Areas of Expertise


Expeditionary Warfare School


MAGTF Air Integration, Close Air Support,
Gulf War/OIF/OEF, Enhanced Leadership Studies

(703) 432-0752

eric.albright@usmcu.edu


LtCol Christopher W. Allen

Military Faculty Advisor
 


College


Areas of Expertise



Cyber Effects Operations (17S)

Federal Law Enforcement / Private Investigations,
Counterintelligence / Counter-Threat Operations, Cyber Effects Operations

☏ (703) 432-4507

✉ christopher.allen@usmcu.edu



Meredith B. Anthony

Faculty Advisor

Major, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Intelligence (Analysis, Collections, Targeting)

☏ N/A

Meredith.anthony@usmcu.edu



Zachariah Anthony

Leadership Department Head

LtCol, USMC


College


Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

Marine Corps Aviation Operations, Carrier Air Wing Operations, 
Joint Terminal Air Control Operations, European/Eurasian Security Studies

☏ (703) 432-5464

zachariah.anthony@usmcu.edu


Christopher Anzalone

Research Assistant Professor of Middle East Studies

College
 

 

 

Areas of Expertise

 

Middle East Studies
 

Middle East (History and Politics), Africa (History and Politics), 
Political Islam/Islamism and Islamic Political Thought, Islamic History,
 Non-State Armed Groups and Political Violence, 
Al-Qaeda, Islamic State, and Affiliated Groups, Media Operations,
Propaganda, and Strategic Communications of Violent Extremist Groups(comparative), 
Social Movements & Mobilization

☏ (703) 435-5260

christopher.anzalone@usmcu.edu


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Louis Blaine Ballard

Faulty Advisor

Artillery Officer, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Fires, Artillery, Logistics, Military History

 

☏ N/A

louis.ballard@usmcu.edu


Kirklin Bateman, Ph.D.

Chief Academic Officer

COL, USA (Ret.)

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Military and Strategic Studies, Irregular Warfare

 

☏ (703) 784-2537

kirklin.bateman@usmcu.edu


Jorge Benitez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of International Relations


College


Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

Alliances and International Security Organizations, NATO,
European Politics, Russia, Coalition Warfare, Strategy, Great Power Competition

☏ (703) 784-6865

jorge.benitez@usmcu.edu


Donald F. Bittner

Professor Emeritus of Military History

LtCol, USMCR (Ret)

 


College


Areas of Expertise

 

 

Command and Staff College

General Military History, US Military History, British Military History,
Marine Corps History, Research Methodology, General, Historical Amphibious Issues,
History of Professional Military Education, Leadership

☏ (703) 659-3955

bittnerdf@verizon.net


Mike Breslin

Course Director

Infantry Officer, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Unit Training Management, Coaching/Team Building

 

☏ 443-875-8978

michael.breslin@usmcu.edu


Brandy Lyn G. Brown, Ph.D.

Director Leadership Communication Skills Center

Department


Areas of Expertise



Leadership Communication Skills Center

Feminist Pedagogies, Representations of Gender in popular culture,
Hospitality in Writing Studies, and Cosmopolitanism

☏ (703) 784-4401

brandylyn.brown@usmcu.edu


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Grant Campbell

Communications Assistant Professor

College

Areas of Expertise



Expeditionary Warfare School

Communication Theory, Grammar and Writing Instruction,
Writing for Publication, Storytelling as a Leadership Tool,
Rhetoric of Children’s Literature

(703) 432- 1374

grant.campbell@usmcu.edu


LtCol Christopher S. Conner

Faculty Advisor

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Warfighting

☏ (703) 784-6866

✉  christopher.conner@usmcu.edu


Paige L. Chandler

Instructor

USMC (Ret.)


Department


Areas of Expertise


MAGTF Instructional Group

MAGTF Operations, Marine Corps Planning Process,
Amphibious Operations

☏ (703) 784-5295

paige.chandler@usmcu.edu


Major Richard W. Chapman

Faculty Advisor

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Expeditionary Warfare School

☏ (727) 415-4158

Richard.chapman@usmcu.edu


Sinan Ciddi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, National Security Affairs


College

 


Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

 

Comparative Politics, Democratization, Political Ideologies,
Country of Expertise: Turkey, Secondary Interests: Middle East Politics,
European and Eurasian Politics

☏ (703) 784-1027

sinan.ciddi@usmcu.edu


James Cohn

Dean of Academics



College


Areas of Expertise



College of Enlisted Military Education

Curriculum Development, Teaching Methodologies,
Communication

☏ (703) 432-5262

james.cohn@usmcu.edu


Brian W. Cole

Joint Warfare Course Director/USMC Reserve Affairs Chair

Col, USMCR

College

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Global complex systems

☏ (703) 432-4543

brian.cole@usmcu.edu


Major Shawn P. Connor

Course Director

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Military History, Combat decision-making, Leadership

☏ (703) 432- 1321

shawn.connor@usmcu.edu


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Raymond C. Damm, Jr.

Director

Col, USMC (Ret.)



Department

Areas of Expertise



MAGTF Instructional Group

Leadership and Ethics, Planning,
Adult Education, Learning

☏ (703) 432-4500

raymond.damm@usmcu.edu


Jeffrey Dennis

Military Faculty Advisor

LT COL, USAF

 


College

Areas of Expertise

 


Command and Staff College


Close Air Support, JFACC/Aviation

☏ (703) 432-4505

jeffrey.dennis@usmcu.edu


Timothy J. Devlin

Associate Dean
Enlisted College DEP

College

Areas of Expertise

Enlisted College DEP

Distributed Learning, Enlisted Education,
Learning Technology

☏ (703) 432-5684

timothy.devlin@usmcu.edu


Richard DiNardo, Ph.D.

Professor of National Security Affairs

 

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

German military

☏ (703) 432-4655

richard.dinardo@usmcu.edu


Nathan Doherty

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

College

Command & Staff College

nathaniel.doherty@usmcu.edu


Douglas David Downey

Warfighting Department Head

LtCol, USMC

College

 Areas of Expertise

Command & Staff College

 Infantry Planning/Operations and Professional Military Education

☏ (909) 557-7285

douglas.downey@usmcu.edu


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Matthew J. Flynn, Ph.D.

Professor, Military History

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

US Foreign Policy, Cyber Warfare, Napoleonic Wars

☏ (703) 784-6895

matthew.flynn@usmcu.edu


Kerry Fosher, Ph.D.

Director of Research

College

Areas of Expertise


Academic Affairs

Barriers to DoD’s ability to leverage science, integration of social science, Biosecurity and public health, Fieldwork and qualitative methods, Military culture change and resilience, DoD outreach to academia

☏ (703) 424-6904 (work)

kerry.fosher@usmcu.edu


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Kathleen Gallaher

Communication Instructor for Enlisted Professional Military Education

Department

Areas of Expertise


MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Writing & Communication, Grammar, Public Speaking, Leadership, Learning Styles, Teaching Activities

☏ (703) 432-5529

kathleen.gallaher@usmcu.edu


Paul Gelpi, Ph.D.

Professor of Military History

College

Areas of Expertise


Command and Staff College

Post-1945 U.S. National Security Affairs, U.S. Military History, Military Strategy and Theory, Aviation History and Airpower Theory, U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History

☏ (703) 784-1053

paul.gelpi@usmcu.edu


LtCol Alexandra Gerbracht

Military Faculty Advisor

 

 

Areas of Expertise

Combat Engineer Officer (1302)


Wargaming, specifically in Entry Level Training, Marine Corps Planning Process

☏ (703) 784-1008

alexandra.gerbracht@usmcu.edu 


LtCol Misca Geter

Military Faculty Advisor

College

 

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College


Aviation Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, Operational Risk Management, Training and Standardization, Red Teaming

☏ (703) 432-4624

✉ misca.geter@usmcu.edu


Seth Givens, Ph.D.

Historian

Department

Areas of Expertise

History Division

Cold War, Civil-military relations, NATO strategy, Transatlantic relations

☏ (703) 432-4887

seth.givens@usmcu.edu


Jeremy Glauber

Special Operations Forces Chair

LTC, US Army

Department

Areas of Expertise

Chair

SOF, NATO, Policy and Strategy, joint planning, military history

☏ (703) 432-8382

jeremy.glauber@usmcu.edu


Jill Goldenziel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Relations

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

International and Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Refugees and Migration, Information Warfare, Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

☏ (703) 784-1040

jill.goldenziel@usmcu.edu


Joseph Goodrich

Deputy Director

LtCol, USMC


College

 

Marine Corps War College®

☏ (703) 432-5481

joseph.goodrich@usmcu.edu


John Gordon, Ph.D.

Professor of National Security Affairs

Col, USMCR (Ret.)

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Security Studies, History

☏ (703) 784-6863

john.gordon@usmcu.edu


Craig A. Grant (DM)

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

College

 

Command and Staff College

 

☏ (703) 432-4512

craig.grant@usmcu.edu


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Andrea Hamlen-Ridgely

Communications Assistant Professor

Department

Areas of Expertise

Leadership Communication Skills Center

Writing Center Pedagogy, Strategies for facilitating creative problem solving, Information Literacy in higher education

☏ (703) 784-4401

andrea.hamlen@usmcu.edu


Christopher Hartley

FBI Chair

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Leadership, National Security, Law Enforcement

☏ (206) 423-5665

Christopher.hartley@usmcu.edu


Errin T. Harp

Faculty Advisor

Major, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Communications

☏ (812) 972-6909

erinn.harp@usmcu.edu


James Harvey

Course Director

Major, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Military History, Fire Support and Targeting

(703) 432- 0134

james.harvey@usmcu.edu


Dennis Haskin

Associate Dean

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff DEP

Adult and Higher Education, Non-resident Education Curriculum Design, National and International Security Studies

☏ (703) 432-5257

dennis.haskin@usmcu.edu


Richard A. Hawkins

Senior Enlisted Mentor

SgtMaj, USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Leadership and Mentoring, Professional Military Education

☏ (703) 432-5630

richard.hawkins@usmcu.edu


Craig Hayden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Strategic Studies

College

Areas of Expertise

 

Command and Staff College

Public Diplomacy & Strategic Communication, Diplomacy Studies, U.S. Foreign Policy, Propaganda and Digital Influence, International Relations Theory, Social Theory, Media and Technology Studies

☏ (703) 432-5037

craig.hayden@usmcu.edu


Richard E. Hegmann

Central Intelligence Agency Chair

 

 

Areas of Expertise

 

Military and Doctrinal Innovation, Military History, Intelligence’s Role in National Security, Interplay of National Strategy with Military Organizational Interests

☏ (703) 784-1009

richard.hegmann@usmcu.edu


John F. Hemleben, Ph.D.

Dean of Academics

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training

Higher Education Leadership, Distance Education Design and Delivery, Adult Education, Organizational Management, Institutional Research and Effectiveness

☏ (703) 784-0741

john.hemleben@usmc.mil


Todd Holm, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

College

Areas of Expertise




Expeditionary Warfare School

Public Speaking, Written Communication,
Adult Education

 

(703) 432- 0139

todd.holm@usmcu.edu


LtCol David W. Hughes

MILFAC/CG-15

 

 

 

Aviation Command and Control Officer 


 

☏ (703) 784-6895

✉  david.w.hughes@usmcu.edu



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William Jacob

Military Faculty Advisor, Infantry

Major, USMC

College

 

Expeditionary Warfare School

 

☏ (703) 432-0141

william.jacob@usmcu.edu


Benjamin Jensen, Ph.D.

Professor/Changing Character of Conflict Course Director

College

Areas of Expertise



School of Advanced Warfighting

Military Innovation, Strategic Studies, Security Studies,
International Relations, Foreign Policy,
Human Security

☏ (703) 784-6801

benjamin.jensen@usmcu.edu


James Joyner​​, Ph.D.

Associate Professor 

College

Areas of Expertise


Command and Staff College

Defense Policy, Civil-Military Relations, Professional Military Education, Interservice Rivalry, Conflict Intervention

☏ (703) 432-5466

james.joyner@usmcu.edu



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Frank Kalesnik, Ph.D.

Chief Historian

 

Department

Areas of Expertise



History Division

Marine Corps History, Military History, U.S. History

☏ (703) 432-5062

frank.kalesnik@usmcu.edu


Major Louis G. Kalmar

Course Director

Department

Areas of Expertise


Expeditionary Warfare School

Future War, Data Analytics,
Finance and economics, Mountain Biking

(703) 432- 1360

Louis.kalmar@usmcu.edu



Rachelle Kamrath​

Communications Assistant Professor

College

Areas of Expertise




Expeditionary Warfare School

Grammar and Writing Instruction, Rhetoric and Argumentation,
Public Speaking, Organizational Communication,
Small Group Communication

 

(703) 432- 0111

rachelle.kamrath@usmcu.edu


Stephen Kelley,(USN) Ph.D.

Military Faculty

CDR, USN

College

Areas of Expertise


Command and Staff College

US Persian Gulf Security Policy, National Security Decision Making, Diplomatic History, Strategic Planning, Scenario Planning

☏ (703) 432-5443

stephen.kelley@usmcu.edu


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James Lacey, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategic Studies/Major General Matthew C. Horner Chair of Military Theory

College

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Economics, Strategic Communication, Strategic Policy, Conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan

☏ (703) 432-4539

james.lacey@usmcu.edu


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Lauren Mackenzie, Ph.D.

Professor of Military Cross-Cultural Competence/Faculty Council Chair

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Intercultural communication, cross-cultural competence, interpersonal conflict management, creative thinking, relationship repair strategies, the role of failure in teaching and learning.

☏ (703) 432-8382

lauren.mackenzie@usmcu.edu


Patrick G. Manson

Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Engineering Operations

☏ (703) 432-4507

Patrick.manson@usmcu.edu



Anahid Matossian

Women, Peace, and Security Subject Matter Expert

College

Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

Gender, Migration, Post-conflict,
Syria, Armenia

 

☏ (734) 646- 4719

anahid.matossian@iicorps.com


Danielle R. Marion

 Defense Intelligence Agency Chair

College

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Africa, the Middle East, Russia and Eurasia, Counterterrorism

☏ (703) 432-5448

danielle.marion@usmcu.edu


Brian "BK" McCrary

Instructor

USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise


MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Leadership and Ethics, War, Policy and Strategy,
Marine Corps Planning Process, Military History

☏ (703) 432-5276

brian.mccrary@usmcu.edu


Kurt Mencke

Course Director, Leadership and Ethics/Air Force Chair

Col, USAF

College

 

Marine Corps War College®

 

☏ (703) 432-5447

kurt.mencke@usmcu.edu


Claire Metelits, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Strategic Studies

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Non-state armed groups; Statebuilding; Africa; critical security studies; gender and conflict

☏ (703) 784-6855

claire.metelits@usmcu.edu


Alec Meyer

Faculty Advisor

Major, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Assault support planning

☏ (703) 432-0131

Alec.meyer@usmcu.edu


LtCol John Moder

Military Faculty Advisor

 

Special Operations Officer 

 

☏ (703) 784-6864

✉  john.moder@usmcu.edu


William Morgan, Ph.D.

Course Director Diplomacy and Statecraft, Professor of Strategic Studies

  

College

Areas of Expertise


Marine Corps War College®

U.S. Diplomatic History, Intelligence and Policy Making, Diplomacy and International Relations, The U.S. Foreign Service

☏ (703) 432-5449

william.morgan@usmcu.edu


Mike Morris, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Military History

College

Areas of Expertise


School of Advanced Warfighting

Vietnam War, Corps-level Operations, Campaign Planning, 
Amphibious Operations, Small Wars

☏ (703) 784-6852

Michael.morris@usmcu.edu


Troy Morton

Associate Dean of Academics
 

 

College

Areas of Expertise



College of Enlisted Military Education

Learning Theory, Psychology of Learning,
Educational Psychology

☏ (703) 432-5267

troy.morton@usmcu.edu


Stephen Mossman

Information Management/Curriculum Development

Surface War Officer, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Amphibious Operations, Information Management/Learning Management System

☏ (901) 545-9552

Stephen.mossman@usmcu.edu


Williamson "Wick" Murray, Ph.D.

The Ambassador Anthony D. Marshall Chair of Strategic Studies

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps University Foundation Chair

Military History


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Major James A. Nilan

Administrative Officer

College

Areas of Expertise


Expeditionary Warfare School

Spiritual Fitness, Endurance Sports,
Family and travel

(703) 432- 0129

James.nilan@usmcu.edu



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Benjamin O'Donnell

Faculty Advisor

Major, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Liberty University (BS Social Sciences)

☏ (703) 432-0134

Benjmain.odonnell@usmcu.edu



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Nathan Packard, Ph.D.

 Assistant Professor of War Studies

 LtCol, USMCR

College

Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

U.S. Military history, Marine Corps and Naval History, Vietnam War,
Civil-Military Relations, Defense Reform, Military Innovation

☏ (703) 784-8459

nathan.packard@usmcu.edu


Jerome Parker 

 Deputy Director and Dean of Students

 Col, US Army

College

 

Command and Staff College

 

(703) 784 -1069

jerome.parker@usmcu.edu


Major Jeremiah “Jerry” Peter

Faculty Advisor

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Communications Security, Wargaming

(703) 635- 5180

Jeremiah.peter@usmcu.edu


Jonathan Phillips, Ph.D.

Dean of Academics

College

Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

American Military Affairs, War and Society, Civil-Military Relations, Military Education, Private Military Contractors, Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Missions

☏ (703) 784-1024

jonathan.phillips@usmcu.edu


Colonel Greg Poland

Director

College

Areas of Expertise

School of Advanced Warfighting

Operational Planning

☏ (703) 784-5121

gregory.poland@usmcu.edu


LtCol David W. Preston 

Military Faculty Advisor

College

 

Command and Staff College 


 

☏ (703) 784-6803

✉ david.preston@usmcu.edu 
david.w.preston2.mil@mail.mil


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Joern Qviller

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, Norwegian Army

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Operational planning, Russia, Arctic Security, and Cold Weather Operations.

☏ (540) 779-3004

joern.qviller.no@usmcu.edu


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Jay Raadt

Educational Research Analyst

 

Areas of Expertise


 

Educational Psychology and educational assessment validation, Qualitative evaluation of professional military education programs, Quantitative methods with marginalized populations, Data science and simulation with the “R” programming language for statistical computing, Mixed methods research methodology

 

✉  jay.raadt@usmcu.edu


Mike Rountree

Operational Planning Course Director

LtCol, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise


School of Advanced Warfighting

5th Generation Aviation Operations
Operational Planning

☏ (703) 432-5318

mike.rountree@usmcu.edu


Heath Ruppert

Deputy Director, Dean of Students

LtCol, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

School of Advanced Warfighting

Operational Planning and Resource Management

☏ (703) 784-6890

heath.ruppert@usmcu.edu


Gordon W. Rudd, Ph.D.

Dean of Academics/Professor of Military History

College

Areas of Expertise

School of Advanced Warfighting

Military History (particularly WWII), Comparative Politics, Regional Studies

☏ (703) 784-6851

gordon.rudd@usmcu.edu


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LtCol Marco D. Serna

Military Faculty Advisor/CG 10

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

East Asian Plans, Force Fitness/CrossFit

☏ (703) 432-5488

✉ marco.serna@usmcu.edu

Kelly J. Scanlon

Senior Enlisted Mentor

MGySgt, USMC (Ret.) 

College

Areas of Expertise


MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Leadership and Mentoring, Professional Military Education, Physical Fitness, Hiking and Camping, Sports

☏ (703) 432-5527

kelly.scanlon@usmcu.edu


LtCol Jon Schneider

Military Faculty Advisor

College

Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

HQMC (Requirements, Legislative, Manpower), 
Operational Risk Management, Training and Standardization

☏ (703) 784-1007

jonathan.schneider@usmcu.edu


Joshua Schroeder, Ph.D.

Historian 

Department

Areas of Expertise



Marine Corps History Division

United States History, American and Atlantic Colonial Era History,
History of Early American Religion

(703) 432-4873

✉  joshua.schroeder@usmcu.edu


Tammy S. Schultz, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategic Studies

College

Areas of Expertise



Marine Corps War College®

Civilian Instruments of Power, Civilian-Military Relations,
Counterinsurgency, Ethnic Conflict and Civil War, Ground Forces,
Stability and Reconstruction Operations, Strategy​

☏ (703) 432-5410

tammy.schultz@usmcu.edu


Jessica Sheets, Ph.D.

Oral Historian

 

Areas of Expertise

 

American Revolution, American War of Independence,
Social military history, US history, US military history

(703) 432- 4872

jessica.sheets@usmcu.edu


Eric Shibuya, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategic Studies

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Political Violence, Postconflict Demobilization, Oceania, Southeast Asia

☏ (703) 784-6865


eric.shibuya@usmcu.edu


LtCol Corey J. Smith

Military Faculty Advisor CG-6 

 

 

KC-130J Aircraft Commander 7557
 

☏ (703) 432-4512

✉ corey.smith@usmcu.edu



Major Clinton W. Sovie

Faculty Advisor

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Leadership Development, Logistics Security, Small Wars

☏ (703) 432-0144

clinton.sovie@usmcu.edu


Brandon J. Spears

Faculty Advisor

Air Command and Control Officer, USMC

College

 Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Aviation Command and Control

☏ N/A

brandon.spears@usmcu.edu


Erich C. Spragg

LTG Robert Eichelberger US Army Chair

Col, US Army

College

 

MCWAR®

 

☏ (703) 432-8024

erich.spragg@usmcu.edu


Christopher S. Stowe, Ph.D.

Professor of Military History

College

Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

U.S. Military History, Nineteenth-century military history,
Civil War and reconstruction, Civil-military relations

☏ (703) 784-4513

christopher.stowe@usmcu.edu



Lon Strauss, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Military History, War Studies

College

Areas of Expertise



Command and Staff College

U.S. in WWI, U.S. History, Military History, Modern European History,
Domestic Surveillance, Society and Mobilization, Civil Liberties in Wartime

☏ (703) 432-5482

lon.strauss@usmcu.edu


Doug Streusand, Ph.D.

Professor of International Relations

College

Areas of Expertise




Command and Staff College

Politics and Warfare in the Middle East, South Asia and Central Asia,
Political Islam and Totalitarian Islam, Geopolitics and Grand Strategy,
Maritime and Naval Affairs, Comparative Religion

☏ (703) 432-4642

douglas.streusand@usmcu.edu


Craig A. Swanson, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Academics
(LtCol, USMC, RET)

Department

Command and Staff College


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Amin Tarzi, Ph.D.

Director of Middle East Studies

College

Areas of Expertise

Middle East Studies

Middle East, South/Central Asia

☏ (703) 784-1207

amin.tarzi@usmcu.edu


Lynn M. Tesser, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Relations

College

Areas of Expertise






Command and Staff College

State-making and International Order, Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict,
Forced Migration and Nation-Building, Ethnographic Approaches to Security Studies,
Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Balkans Politics and Security,
European Politics and Security

☏ (703) 432-6290

lynn.tesser@usmcu.edu


Jeremy Thompson

Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command & Staff College

 

☏ (703) 784-1026

jeremy.thompson@usmcu.edu


Paolo Tripodi, Ph.D.

Professor of Ethics/Head of Ethics Branch 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Lejeune Leadership Institute

Military Ethics

☏ (703) 432-4832

paolo.tripodi@usmcu.edu


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Stephen A. Valenti

Faculty Advisor

Logistics Officer, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Logistics Operations

☏ (703) 784-2321

steven.valenti@usmcu.edu


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Jonathan Walaski

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Infantry, Military History, Automotive Engineering

☏ (703) 432-0136

jonathan.walaski@usmcu.edu


Yuval Weber, Ph.D.

Subject-Matter Expert

College

Areas of Expertise

Krulak Center

Russia, Eurasia, Europe, International Security, Great Power Competition

☏ N/A

yuvalweber@gmail.com


LtCol Scott Welborn

Faculty Advisor

College

 

Command and Staff College 


 

☏ (703) 784-1028

✉ scott.welborn@usmcu.edu



Stase Wells

Communications Instructor

Department

Areas of Expertise

Leadership Communication Skills Center

Oral and Written Communication, ESL Instruction

☏ (703) 432-5524

stase.wells@usmcu.edu


Paul Westermeyer

Historian, Marine Corps History Division

College

Areas of Expertise

History Division

Marine Corps history, Gulf War, 19th century military history, Ancient history (including Greek, Roman, and Byzantine), History of naval strategic thought

☏ (703) 432-4885

paul.westermeyer@usmcu.edu


J. Kael Weston

The Kim T. Adamson Chair of Insurgency and Terrorism

Department

Areas of Expertise

Chair

Insurgency and Terrorism


Joseph Williams

Military Faculty Advisor

MAJ, USA

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Infantry, International Defense Policy, Defense Policy Reform

☏ (703) 432-0131

joseph.williams@usmcu.edu


Bradford Wineman, Ph.D.

Professor of Military History

USMCR (Ret.)

College

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

U.S. military history, civil-military relations, U.S. Civil War, military & society

☏(703) 784-1044

bradford.wineman@usmcu.edu


Joshua D. Winters

Faculty Advisor

Major, USMC

College

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Ground Combat Operations, Joint Fires, Intelligence Activities

☏ (703) 432-0149

Joshua.winters@usmcu.edu


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Christopher Yung, Ph.D.

Dean

College

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Chinese Warfare Capabilities

☏ (703) 432-4542

christopher.yung@usmcu.edu