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Sally Meriam Baho

Faculty Associate - Research
Defense Analysis

Phone: (831) 656-3228


Ms. Sally Baho joined the United States Naval Postgraduate School in 2011 as a Faculty Associate in the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy. She supports research on strategic communication and organizational behavior per Navy-sponsored research agendas each fiscal year. She has played an active role on projects ranging from Social Media usage among young sailors in the Navy, Middle Manager Support for Strategic Change, and currently, developing a Situational Judgement Test on Grey-Zone Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination in the Navy and Marine Corps.

In addition to her support of academic research, she has worked with the former Partnership for Peace office in developing curricula for the Women, Peace, and Security workshop on the integration of women in Peacekeeping Operations with the United Nations. The workshop has since been executed, with her assistance, eight times in four Latin American nations with future events planned for the summer and fall.

Ms. Baho also serves as a copyeditor for the Combatting Terrorism eXchange (CTX) Journal, a quarterly journal under the global education community collaboration online (global ECCO).

Ms. Baho received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego and received her M.A. in Food Studies from the University of the Pacific in 2019. Additionally, she is fluent in Arabic and Spanish.
  • BS - University of California-San Diego 2010
NPS Experience
  • 2011 - current: Faculty Associate - Research

Scholarly Work

  • Technical Reports
  • Thomas, G. F., Neff, J. J., Baho, S. M., & Stephens, K. J, (2017). Gaining Middle Manager Support for Strategic Change.
  • Written Cases with Instructional Material
  • Gibbons, D. E., & Baho, S. M, (2016). Peacekeeping and Women’s Rights: Latin American Countries Rise to the Challenge.
  • Gibbons, D. E., & Baho, S. M, (2013). Armenian Recovery and Development.
  • Oral Presentations
  • Thomas, G. F.,& Baho, S. M., Management Communication Association, "Storytelling with Animated Whiteboard Video". (May 1, 2017).
  • Thomas, G. F.,Aten, K. J.,Neff, J. J.,Stephens, K. J.,& Baho, S. M., International Business Communication Association, "How Millenials Inhabit Social Media Space at Work". (October 1, 2016).
  • Papers
  • Aten, K. J.,& Baho, S. M., Western Academy of Management, "What's your free lunch worth?," Western Academy of Management, CA, United States. (March 22, 2017).