Professor | Strategy and Policy Department
Professor Marc A. Genest is the Forrest Sherman Professor of Public Diplomacy in the Strategy and Policy Department and the area study coordinator for the insurgency and terrorism electives program. From 2008-16, he served as the founding co-director of NWC’s Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups (CIWAG). In 2011, Professor Genest was a special advisor in Regional Command –South, Kandahar, Afghanistan, where he assessed the division’s counterinsurgency strategy. In 2009, he received the commander’s award for outstanding service as a special advisor to Commander, Task Force Mountain Warrior while stationed in Regional Command-East, Afghanistan.