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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Ray, CAPT Corey W. - USN

Assistant Professor

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Captain Corey W. Ray joined the NWC faculty in 2016.  He is a 1991 graduate of Walla Walla College where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.  He was commissioned through Aviation Officer Candidate School, designated a Naval Flight Officer in 1992, and qualified as a Tactical Coordinator (TACCO) in the P-3C Orion.  Following initial P-3 training at VP-31, CAPT Ray was assigned to VP-47.  Follow on sea tours include DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, VPU-2 and VP-47.  Command tours include VPU-2 supporting sustained combat operations from forward operating bases in Afghanistan and Horn of Africa and Patrol and reconnaissance Wing 57/CTF-57 in Bahrain supporting OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE.

 CAPT Ray’s shore and staff assignments include instructor duty at VP-30, Weapons and Tactics Instructor at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, Action Officer at OPNAV N3 directorate, N3 at Task Force 72 in Japan, and CENTCOM Desk Officer at the National Reconnaissance Office.  He also served on The Joint Staff in Washington, D.C. in the Directorate for C4 and Cyber (J-6). 

 He attended the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy where he earned a Master’s Degree in National Resource Strategy.  His awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal (one individual action with combat distinguishing device and 4 strike/flight), Navy Commendation Medals (2 with combat distinguishing device), and various campaign and unit awards.  He is married to Cheryl Ray of Hayward, California.  They have one son, Cameron.

 Functional Expertise:  Air Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), National Reconnaissance, Anti-submarine Warfare.

 Regional Expertise:  Japan, Korea, Western Pacific/SE Asia, Bahrain/SW Asia.

EMAIL:   corey.w.ray.mil@ndu.edu