Linda C. Jantzen

Assistant Professor


Academic Credentials:

B.A., Mass Communications, University of Illinois at Chicago

M.S., Telecommunications, Michigan State University

M.S., National Security Strategy, National War College, NDU

M.S., Science, Technology, and Society, Virginia Tech

Relevant Professional Experience: 

COL (USA Ret.) Linda Jantzen recently retired from a career in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, culminating in her assignment as Assistant Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty at National War College.  Prior to that, she was the acting Director of the Army Architecture Integration Center and Chief Data Officer in the office of the Chief Information Officer of the Army.  During her 30-year career she served in a variety of command and staff assignments including Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Korea, Somalia, Bosnia, Germany, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon and the United States Senate.   


Linda Jantzen's areas of expertise include national security strategy, strategic leadership, data management, information technology (IT) networks and services, and cybersecurity.  She is currently a PhD student in Science, Technology and Society (STS) at Virginia Tech.


Strategic Information Technology Acquisition (ITA)

National Security and Cyberspace Strategy (NSC)

Statecraft II: Strategic Design and Implementation in the Modern Era

The Domestic Context

Strategies of the Great War (elective)

Cyber Operations (elective)