Center Points of Contact (POCs)

Primary POC

Mark Duke

Academic Credentials: B.A., Sam Houston State University M.A., Webster University M.S., George Mason University

Relevant Professional Experience: Prior to joining the College of Information and Cyberspace faculty, Mr. Duke served over 25 years in the U.S. Army, within U.S. Signal Corps Communication and Electronics. Mr. Duke was also a Joint Duty Officer with the National Security Agency as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) while supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), DoD Joint Staff, the many organizations within the Intelligence Community (IC), and numerous Non-DoD agencies.

Areas of Expertise: Mr. Duke’s areas of expertise include Information Assurance & Information Security, Network Engineering & Network Security, Certification & Accreditation (C&A), Emerging Technologies, and Fiber Optics & Wireless Systems and Telecommunications. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering with George Washington University.

Contact Info

Office: 202-685-2646

Assistant POC

Frank Nuño

Academic Credentials: B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, M.S., The Johns Hopkins, M.A., US Army Command and General Staff College 

Relevant Professional Experience: Prior to joining the College of Information and Cyberspace faculty, Mr. Nuño served for 20 years in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Flight Officer in nuclear command and control and served with the "Ironmen" of VQ-3 and the "Shadows" of VQ-4.  He served onboard USS NIMITZ and USS JOHN C. STENNIS and has served tours at the National Security Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency.  Previously, as a member of the NDU CIC military faculty from 2016-2020, Mr. Nuño was course director for Cyber Terrorism and Cyber Crime, Cyber Intelligence, and served on numerous teaching teams.  Additionally, he served as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs in 2020.

Areas of Expertise: Mr. Nuño’s areas of expertise include the Illicit Use of Cyberspace, Information Warfare, and military history with a special focus on WWI.  He is currently pursuing a PhD in War Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada.

Contact Info

Office: 202-685-2959