Craig A. Whiteside, Ph.D.

Associate Professor College of Distance Education
Lt. Col., U.S. Army, Retired
Craig Whiteside Photo

Biography

Dr. Craig Whiteside is an associate professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College as part of the resident program, Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He is a senior associate with NWC’s Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups and a fellow at the International Centre for Counter-terrorism – The Hague’s and the George Washington University’s program on extremism. He is a co-author of “The ISIS Reader” (Hurst/Oxford-2019). He holds a doctorate in political science from Washington State University and is a former U.S. Army officer.

Areas of Expertise

  • Counterterrorism
  • Information Operations
  • Irregular Warfare

Professional Highlights

2018

Visiting Fellow, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University

2017

Visiting Fellow, ICCT-The Hague

2016

Fellow, International Centre for Counterterrorism

2015

Senior Associate, Center for Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups

2013

Associate Professor Naval War College, National Security Affairs

Education

Ph.D., Washington State University, International Relations

C.V. or Resume

Research Contributions and Publications

USIP working group: The Future of the Jihadi Threat: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and Beyond

Awards and Decorations

Combat Infantryman Badge

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