Chris C. Demchak, Ph.D.

Lt. Col. (ret.), U.S. Army

Professor Strategic and Operational Research Department
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Biography

With engineering, economics, and comparative complex organization theory/political science degrees, Dr. Chris C. Demchak is the RDML Grace M. Hopper Professor of Cyber Security and Director, Center for Cyber Conflict Studies (C3S), U.S. Naval War College. In her research on cyberspace as a globally shared insecure complex ‘substrate’, Demchak takes a systemic approach to emergent structures, comparative institutional evolution, adversaries’ use of systemic cybered tools, virtual worlds/gaming for operationalized organizational learning, and designing systemic resilience against imposed surprise.

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Economics
  • Geopolitics
  • Information Operations
  • International Relations
  • Wargaming

Professional Highlights

2014

RDML Grace M. Hopper Professor of Cyber Security

2016

Director, NWC Center for Cyber Conflict Studies (C3S)

2017

Grace Hopper Chair of Cyber Security

Education

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News, Media, & Events

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Former Naval War College president passes away

Jan. 19, 2018
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Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

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