Lieutenant Commander Geronimo "Frank" Nuño is Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs at National Defense University’s College of Information and Cyberspace. He is the principle advisor to the Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs with responsibility for curriculum development and academic program assessment. He works in collaboration with the college's department chairs and faculty on ensuring best practices in instruction, curriculum design, and the student learning experience.
In addition to his role as Assistant Dean, LCDR Nuño has served as Assistant Professor in the Cyber Studies Department where he has been course director for Terrorism and Crime in Cyberspace and Cyber Intelligence. He holds a Master's in Military History from the US Army’s Command and General Staff College, an MS in Information and Telecommunications Systems from the Johns Hopkins University, and a BA in History from the University of California Los Angeles. Prior to arriving at NDU, he has served at the National Security Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, naval aviation tours in nuclear command and control with the "Ironmen" of VQ-3 and the "Shadows" of VQ-4, and onboard USS NIMITZ and USS JOHN C. STENNIS. He is currently pursuing his PhD in War Studies through the Royal Military College of Canada.