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Faculty On Board 

DRMI courses are taught by a faculty selected for their educational background, professional experience, and willingness to innovate within a curriculum designed to achieve the mission set forth by the Secretary of Defense. All of the Institute's civilian faculty are members of the Naval Postgraduate School faculty -- a fully accredited graduate institution -- and are on assignment to the Institute.

Faculty Title - Executive Director

Executive Director

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Natalie J. Webb
Executive Director and Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Economics, Duke University, 1992
Natalie J. Webb, professor, and executive director of the DRMI, earned a B.S. in computer science fr...Read More

Faculty Title - Professors

Professors

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Jonathan Lipow
Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1994
Jonathan Lipow, professor of economics, received a B.A. in political science from University of Cali...Read More

Anke Richter
Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Operations Research, Stanford University, 1996
Anke Richter, professor, received a B.A. in mathematics and French from Dartmouth College (1991) and...Read More

Faculty Title - Associate Professors

Associate Professors

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Laura Armey
Associate Professor and Deputy Executive Director
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Political Economics and Public Policy, University of Southern California, 2008
Laura Armey, associate professor and deputy executive director of the DRMI, received a B.A. in anthr...Read More

Faculty Title - Assistant Professors

Assistant Professors

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James Fan
Assistant Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 2017
James Fan, assistant professor, received a B.A. in economics (2009) from Vanderbilt University, an M...Read More

Ryan Garcia
Assistant Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D, Political Science, Yale, 2011
Ryan Garcia, assistant professor, received a B.A. in political science and economics from the Univer...Read More

Elizabeth Gooch
Assistant Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Economics, Georgia State University, 2014
Elizabeth Gooch, assistant professor, earned a B.A. in mathematics-economics from Agnes Scott C...Read More

Sean Webeck
Assistant Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Public Policy, Indiana University, 2018
Sean Webeck, assistant professor, received a B.A. in political science and Spanish (2003) from Wabas...Read More

Faculty Title - Senior Lecturers

Senior Lecturers

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Peter D. Bertelsen
Senior Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.B.A., International Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management, 2001
Peter D. Bertelsen, senior lecturer, earned a B.A. in history from the University of California...Read More

Douglas Burton
Senior Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.S., Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 1993
Douglas Burton, senior lecturer and retired commander, U.S. Navy, earned a B.S. in aerospace enginee...Read More

Allan C. Polley
Senior Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.A., International Relations, Tufts University
Allan C. Polley, senior lecturer and retired lieutenant colonel, U.S. Marine Corps, received a ...Read More

Erin D. Reeder
Senior Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.P.A., Public Administration, Syracuse University, 2009
Erin D. Reeder, senior lecturer and retired lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army, earned a B.A. i...Read More

Jerome T. Sebastyn
Senior Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.A., Strategic Studies, Naval War College, 2001
Jerome T. (JT) Sebastyn, senior lecturer and retired captain, U.S. Navy, earned a B.A. in busin...Read More

Troy D. Terronez
Senior Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.S., Information Technology Management, Naval Postgraduate School, 2000
Troy D. Terronez, senior lecturer and retired commander, U.S. Navy, earned a B.S. in management...Read More

Faculty Title - Lecturers

Lecturers

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Andre L. Brown
Colonel, U.S. Army, and Senior Military Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.B.A., Webster University, 2012
Colonel Andre L. Brown, U.S. Army, senior military lecturer, earned a B.S. in finance from Alabama S...Read More

Kevin Burgess
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, and Military Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.A., Economics, University of South Carolina, 2008
Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Burgess, U.S. Army, military lecturer, earned a B.S. in chemistry from...Read More

Michael A. Kwasnoski
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force, and Military Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.B.A., International Business, St. Mary's University, 1999
Lieutenant Colonel Michael A. Kwasnoski, U.S. Air Force, military lecturer, earned a B.S. in bu...Read More

Adam Powers
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps, and Military Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.B.A, New England College, 2020
Lieutenant Colonel Adam Powers, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), military lecturer, earned a B.S. in e...Read More

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Faculty Title - Emeritus Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

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Diana Angelis
Professor Emerita
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, 1996
Diana Angelis, professor emerita, studied accounting at the University of Florida and received a B.S...Read More

James S. Blandin
Professor Emeritus
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Management, University of Oregon, 1974
James S. Blandin, professor emeritus, graduated with a B.A. in economics from the University of...Read More

C. J. LaCivita
Professor Emeritus
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1981
C. J. LaCivita, professor emeritus of economics, graduated from the University of Detroit ...Read More

Francois Melese
Professor Emeritus
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Economics, University of Louvain, Belgium, 1982
Francois Melese, professor and former DRMI executive director, has over 30 years of experience ...Read More

James H. Morris
Professor Emeritus
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Organization Theory and Behavior, University of Oregon, 1976
James H. Morris, professor emeritus, graduated with a B.S. in human factors from San Diego State Uni...Read More

Kent D. Wall
Professor Emeritus
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Control Sciences, University of Minnesota, 1971
Kent D. Wall, professor emeritus, received a B.M.E. (1966), an M.S. in mechanical engineer...Read More

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