Dr. Francis "Frank" Marlo serves as the Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs at the National Defense University (NDU) College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC). Prior to joining CIC, Dr. Marlo served from 2018 until 2022 as the Dean of Academics at the Institute of World Politics. From 2008 until 2018, he was a Professor of Strategic Studies at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College. From 2006 until 2008, he was an Assistant Professor of Security Studies at the School for National Security Executive Education at NDU. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, as well as a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy and a Ph.D. in Security Studies from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.