Ms. Linda Jantzen

Assistant Professor

Information Technology Networks and Acquisition, DODIN Operations, Data Management, Governance, and Analytics, Military Leadership and Culture

Areas of Interest:

DODIN OPS, data management, governance, analytics, military leadership and culture, IT acquisition

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 Studies, Virginia Tech

Relevant Professional Experience: 

COL (USA Ret.) Linda Jantzen recently retired from a career in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, which culminated with 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 Army 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 cybersecurity and cyber power, national security strategy, strategic leadership, data management, information technology (IT) networks and services.  She is currently a PhD student in Science & Technology Studies (STS) at Virginia Tech.


Foundations of Cyberspace Terrain (FCT)

Warfighting at the Speed of Light (WSL)

Organizational Dynamics and Culture (ODC)

Strategic Information Technology Acquisition (ITA)

National Security and Cyberspace Strategy (NSC)

Strategies of the Great War (elective)