Faculty


Abuza, Dr Zachary M.
Professor, National Security Strategy
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Breeden, Col Chad. - USMC
Assistant Professor
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Bryan, CAPT Daniel - USN
Associate Dean of Faculty
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Burke, Col Timothy - USAF
Assistant Professor
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Donnelly, COL Ted. - USA
Assistant Professor
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Ellard, Dr. George, NSA
Assistant Professor
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Espino, Col Eric. - USAF
Assistant Professor
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Finel, Dr. Bernard I.
Associate Dean of Academics
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Frickenschmidt, COL Daniel M. - USA-NG
Assistant Professor
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Harris, COL Brian - USA
Chair, U.S. Army
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Harvey, Mr. Michael - USAID
Assistant Professor
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Heffington, Col Stephen R. - USAF
Chair, CJCS
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Hesslink, CAPT Trenton D. USN
Dean of Students
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Holloway, Col, Donald "Donnie" W.
Chair, Department of Strategy & Policy
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Jantzen, COL Linda. - USA
Assistant Professor
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King, COL Joseph B. - USA
Assistant Professor
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Kovalova, Dr. Elena
Professor, National Security Strategy
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Kuk, Mr. George - DIA
Assistant Professor
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Johnson, Dr. Laura Manning - DHS
Chair, Department of Homeland Security
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MacDougall, Dr. James "Jim" C.
Professor, National Security Strategy
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Manske, Brigadier General Chad T. - USAF
30th Commandant
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Mariano, Dr. Stephen J. (COL USA - Ret)
Associate Dean Research and Outreach
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McAllister, Dr. Bradley J.
Associate Professor, National Security Strategy
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Meara, Mr. William - DoS
Assistant Professor
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Moritz, Col Eric J. - USAF
Chair, U.S. Air Force
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Louie, Mr. Bruce L.
Chair, National Geospacial-Intelligence Agency
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Oler, Col Adam - USAF
Assistant Professor
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Orr, Robert "Jaimie" J. III, JD, LL.M
Associate Professor
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Panehal, Ms. Alexandria L. - USAID
Assistant Professor
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Pasquale, Dr. Charlie. - IC
Assistant Professor
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Pastino, Col Philip. - USMC
Chair, U.S. Marine Corps
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Pekala, AMB Mark - DOS
Deputy Commandant
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Peznola, Col Michael N. USMC (Ret.)
Chief of Staff/Dean of Administration
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Pierangelo, Ms Claire - DoS
Assistant Professor
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Ray, CAPT Corey W. - USN
Assistant Professor
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Reckamp, CAPT Douglas E. - USN
Chair, U.S. Navy
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Richards, Dr. Marie - DOS
Assistant Professor
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Sabonis-Helf, Dr. Theresa
Professor, National Security Strategy
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Scheinman, Mr. Adam - DoE
Assistant Professor
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Shrout, COL Michael S. - USA
Assistant Professor
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Stein, Mr. James I. - USAID
Assistant Professor
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Stock, COL Mark - USA
Assistant Professor
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Taspinar, Dr. Omer
Professor, National Security Strategy
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Ward, Dr. Kelly J. (COL, USA-Ret)
Professor, National Security Strategy
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Warner, Mr. David - DoJ
Assistant Professor
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Watson, Dr. Cynthia A.
Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs
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Watts, Dr. Robert B. (CAPT, USCG-Ret)
Professor, National Security Strategy
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Wolford, Col Bryan - USAF
Assistant Professor
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Zedlar, Dr. Stephanie Y.
Director Institutional Research
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Arnold, Dr. David C. (Col USAF-Ret)

Associate Professor, National Security Strategy

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Dr. David C. Arnold is an Associate Professor of National Security Strategy. He received his PhD from Auburn University, his MA from Colorado State University, and his BA from Purdue University, all in history. He is also a 2004 graduate of Air Command and Staff College and a 2011 graduate of U.S. Army War College. Before joining the faculty at the National War College in 2013, Dr. Arnold did space policy and strategy work in the Pentagon, responsible for developing policy and strategy on space issues related to national, international, and commercial topics. He is a career space and missile professional who retired from the Air Force in 2015 as a colonel. Before his second assignment to the Pentagon, he served as Deputy Commander, 821st Air Base Group, and deputy installation commander, Thule Air Base, Greenland, a remote facility 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Prior to that assignment, he served as the commander of the 22d Space Operations Squadron, responsible for operational direction of the eight worldwide remote tracking stations constituting the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN).

A native of Washington, DC, he has served as an ICBM operations officer and a satellite operations crew commander. He also served a remote assignment at the AFSCN site on US Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia in the British Indian Ocean Territory. He has taught history 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle and in cyberspace, written extensively on space, and volunteers as the editor of Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly journal.

Functional Expertise: Spacepower History, Theory, and Doctrine; Military Space Operations and Capabilities; Nuclear Missiles and Deterrence

Email: David.Arnold1@ndu.edu