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Mitchell J McCarthy

Defense Resources Management Institute
Graduate School of Defense Management

Phone: (831) 656-3480


Lecturer, received a B.B.A. from Texas A&M University, M.S. from Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Material Logistics and Financial Management, and an M.S. from the National Defense University in National Resource Policy and Strategy. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Information Sciences at NPS. His current research interests include the intersection of media events data and cyber intrusion activity. Mitch is a former Marine Officer, who led Marines in multiple operations and exercises throughout the Middle East and Pacific theaters. He transitioned from the Marine Corps as a Colonel. In October of 2016, he was honored to join the DRMI faculty.
NPS Experience
  • 2016 - current: Administratively Determined (AD), Rank 03 / Step 45
Research Interests
The relationship between media events data and cyber intrusion activity.
Teaching Interests
Resources management, cost / risk simulations, expected value, probability, risk in uncertainty, training and education military policy


  • 2019 - Mills Medal, Naval Postgraduate School Foundation
  • 2019 - Letter of Appreciation, Ministry of Defense, Ukraine