Faculty On Board - title

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

Asset Publisher
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 fro...Read More

Faculty Title - Professors

Professors

Asset Publisher
Jomana Amara
Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Economics, University of Houston, 2004
Jomana Amara, professor, earned a B.S. in chemical engineering, an M.S. in industrial engineering, a...Read More

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

Francois Melese
Professor
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

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

Asset Publisher
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

Asset Publisher
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

Erich Morman
Assistant Professor
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University, 2013
Erich Morman, assistant professor, received a B.A. in mathematics and economics (1996) from the Univ...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

Asset Publisher
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

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

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

Asset Publisher
Dax Battaglia
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps, and Military Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.S., Management, Naval Postgraduate School, 2003
Lieutenant Colonel Dax Battaglia, U.S. Marine Corps, military lecturer, earned a B.S. in financ...Read More

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

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

Jeremy Duke
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, and Military Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.B.A., Financial Management, Naval Postgraduate School, 2017
Lieutenant Commander Jeremy Duke, U.S. Navy, military lecturer, earned a B.A. in education from Tour...Read More

Mitch McCarthy
Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Information Sciences, Naval Postgraduate School, 2021
Mitchell (Mitch) McCarthy, lecturer and retired colonel, U.S. Marine Corps, received a B.B.A. from T...Read More

Jerome T. Sebastyn
Lecturer
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.A., Strategic Studies, Naval War College, 2001
Jerome T. Sebastyn, lecturer and retired captain, U.S. Navy, earned a B.A. in business administ...Read More

Faculty Title

Research Associate

Asset Publisher
Kathleen S. Bailey
Faculty Associate-Research
Defense Resources Management Institute
M.A., Security Studies, Naval Postgraduate School, 2011
Kathleen S. Bailey, faculty associate-research, received a B.A. in English and environmental studies...Read More

Faculty Title - Emeritus Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Asset Publisher
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

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

Faculty Disclaimer
Material contained herein is made available for the purpose of peer review and discussion and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense.