Dr. Melissa Thomas

Professor

Melissa Thomas is a professor at the College of Information and Cyberspace at the National Defense University. She holds a BA in computer and information science from UC Santa Cruz, a JD from UC Berkely, and a PhD in political economy and government from Harvard University. Previously, as a subject matter expert in governance, she worked with donors and partner low-income country governments, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, participating in negotiations, providing support, and conducting mixed methods and computational research. She has held academic positions at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; the US Army School of Advanced Military Studies; and the Air Force Cyber College. Her work has appeared in leading academic and policy outlets, including Foreign AffairsInternational AffairsDefence Studies, Columbia University Press, and Oxford University Press. Her current research interests are cyber strategy, hacking, and artificial intelligence.

College Leadership

Cassandra C. Lewis, Ph.D.
Dr. Cassandra C. Lewis
Chancellor
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Mr. Stuart K. Archer
Dean of Administration
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Dean of Students
COL Jonathan Beasley
Dean of Students and Assistant Professor
Military History,
Joint and Multinational Operations
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Dean of Faculty and Academics
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Dr. Jim Chen
Associate Dean of Academic Programs
Professor, Cyber-enabled National Security Strategies,
Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Operations
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Associate Dean
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Donna Powers
Ms. Donna Powers
Director of Academic Support
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Director of Operations
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Joe Billingsley
Mr. Joe Billingsley
Director of Strategic Engagement
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Ms. Nakia Logan
Director of Office of Student Services
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Dr. Linda Baughman
Director of Institutional Research
Authentic Assessment, Universal Design for Learning, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies
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Cyber Strategy and Infrastructure Department

Roxanne Everetts
Dr. Roxanne Everetts
Department Chair and Professor
Critical Infrastructures Protection, Information Assurance,
Cybersecurity, Cyberterrorism
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Lt Col Perry Alexander
Lt Col Perry Alexander
Deputy Department Chair and Instructor
Acquisition, Engineering, Program Management
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James Churbuck
Mr. James Churbuck
Associate Professor of Practice
Cyber Deterrence, Autonomous Systems,
Disinformation and Influence, Arms Control Norms
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Mark Duke
Mr. Mark Duke
Associate Professor of Practice
Cybersecurity, Remediation and Resiliency,
Data Protection, Dark Web
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Lt Col Walker Hofmann
Instructor
Cyber warfare and Operations, Cybersecurity,
Joint Planning and Operations
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Marwan Jamal
Dr. Marwan Jamal
Professor
Telecommunications, Wireless and Mobile Computing,
Simulation and Modeling, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics
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Linda C. Jantzen
Ms. Linda Jantzen
Assistant Professor
Information Technology Networks and Acquisition, DODIN Operations, Data Management, Governance, and Analytics, Military Leadership and Culture
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COL Kenneth Miller
Instructor
Electromagnetic Spectrum Management,
Organizational Change
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Mr. Frank Nuno
Assistant Professor
WWI Military History, Information Warfare,
Terrorism and Crime in Cyberspace
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Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Chair
Mr. Robert Richardson IV
Assistant Professor/Visiting Professor DISA Chair
Cyberspace Governance, Cybersecurity Technology
Air Domain
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Dr. David Thaw
Professor
Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, Blockchain, Experimental Design, Empirical Analysis
Public Administration, Administrative Law, Criminal Law, National Security, Constitutional Law
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Dr. Melissa Thomas
Professor
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Information Strategy and Disruptive Technology Department

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Dr. Dorothy Potter
Department Chair and Professor of Practice
Business Administration, Management, Business Organization
Financial Management, Acquisitions
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Elena Taube Bailey
Assistant Professor
Intelligence, Counterintelligence, Information Operations, Behavioral Psychology, Strategic Communication, National Security (Middle East, East Europe, Asia)
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Michael Brody, J.D.
Visiting Professor
National Security Strategy, Strategic Logic, Homeland Security,
Program Assessment and Evaluation, Preparedness
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Dr. Howard Gambrill Clark
Dr. Howard Gambrill Clark
Associate Professor
Information, Influence Strategy; Narrative, Subversion, Deception Warfare; National Intelligence
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Lt Col Walker Hoffman
CDR Andrew Gadbois
Instructor, Sea Service Chair
Military Strategy, Planning, Joint Operations, Globally Integrated Operations,
Information Warfare, Intelligence, Maritime Operations
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CDR John H. Giuseppe
CDR John Giuseppe
Assistant Professor
Naval Warfare, Aviation
Strategic Studies, History
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Dr. Jill Goldenziel
Professor
International Law, Lawfare, Information Warfare, Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Law of War, Migration, Refugees, Leadership
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Andy Gravatt
Mr. Andrew Gravatt
Professor of Practice
Information Technology Project Management and Acquisition, Software Development, NASA
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David Harvey
Mr. David Harvey
Professor of Practice
Governance, Risk and Compliance; Strategic Planning and Performance; and Federal Financial Management
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LTC Brent Kauffman
Instructor, Army Chair
Economics, Civilian-Military Relations, Human Domain
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Dr. Richard Love
Professor
Cyber Law, International Solutions for State-based Frameworks: Environmental, Nuclear, and Cyber Nexus
Covert and Targeted Operations, Espionage,
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Mr. Charles McLaughlin
Professor of Practice
Strategy, National Security Strategy,
Innovation and Disruptive Technology
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John O'Brien
Mr. John O'Brien
Associate Professor
Strategic Planning, Performance Management,
Performance Budgeting, Ethics
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Mr. Domenic Savini
Visiting Professor and FASAB Chair
Federal Financial Management, Accounting and Auditing
Cost and Managerial Accounting, Teaching and Tutoring
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Dr. Joseph Schafer
Professor
Information Power, Great Power Malign Influence, Cyber, Artificial Intelligence, Disruptive Technology, CIO, Acquisition
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Dr. Brian A. Shott
Visiting Professor and State Department Chair
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Gwen Sutherlin
Dr. Gwyneth Sutherlin
Associate Professor
Artificial Intelligence Ethics, Cognitive Linguistics,
Cross-Cultural Analysis
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Mr. John Sullivan
Professor of Practice
Influence Campaigns, Diplomacy, Political-Military Coordination, Film, Media
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Dr. Andrew Whiskeyman
Associate Professor
Information Warfare, Strategic Foresight, Emerging and Disruptive Technology
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Harry Wingo
Mr. Harry Wingo, J.D.
Deputy Department Chair and Assistant Professor
Drones, Remote Warfare, Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Privacy
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College Staff

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Mr. Steve Beland
Technical Writer / Editor
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Mr. Ishid Camp
Student Services
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Ms. Lauren Dixon
Student Services
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Ryan Hammond
Mr. Ryan Hammond
Business Operations Specialist
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Ms. Michaela Ibrahim
Instructional Designer
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Mr. Mekhi Simmons
Academic Support
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Ms. Kendra Ostrowski
Academic Specialist
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Student Services
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Mr. Scott Riess
Academic Support
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Mr. Jacob Sharpe
Research Analyst
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