Professional Experience

  • Director of Strategic Leadership, United States Army War College, 2003–2005
  • Chief of Operations, Homeland Security, U.S. Army Forces Command, 2003
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Branch Chief, U.S. Army Forces Command, 2002
  • Simultaneously, Joint Forces Land Component Command Operations Shift leader, U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Forces Command, 2002–2003
  • Co-author, first seven Joint Publications on Homeland Defense Doctrine Post 9/11, 2002–2005
  • Executive Officer and Interim Brigade Commander, Training Support Brigade Harrison, 1999–2002
  • Deputy G-3, DPTM, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky, 1996–1999


  • Department of State, Diplomacy Laboratory Program (DLP) Award, DLP Demonstration Day, National Recognition-Four Best Projects, for “An External Evaluation of Kosovo’s American Corners Program,” February 2021
  • Center for Teaching and Learning, IUPUI, Teaching and Engaged Learning Award, January 2020
  • Department of State, Diplomacy Laboratory Program Award, Philadelphia, November 2016
  • Favorite Graduate Faculty Award, 2016
  • Trustees Teaching Award, 2014
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, 2014
  • Prestigious External Award Recipient, IUPUI, 2012
  • Emmy Award, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 2011
  • Served 36 years with the U.S. Army, 21 active and 15 reserve, retiring as a full Colonel, Infantry, receiving 17 individual medals, three badges and four-unit commendations; served in Vietnam and with two NATO REFORGER Operations
  • Faculty, Simmons College, Boston, Boston University and Harvard University, 1970s
  • Undergraduate work at Butler University, University of Oklahoma, Cameron State University, and University of California, Berkeley; funded master's research, Chicago; and Ph.D. courses at Harvard University, 1960s and 1970s