Heath Jordan Brightman, Ed.D.

Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
Cmdr., U.S. Navy Reserve
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Biography

Heath “Hank” Brightman is a full professor in the Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Program within the College of Maritime Operational Warfare and the EMC Informationist Chair at the U.S. Naval War College. From 2008-2016, he served as an associate professor, professor and director of Applied Research & Analysis in the War Gaming Department. Brightman served as a tenured associate professor and chair of the Criminal Justice Department at Saint Peter’s University from 2000-2008. He maintains a part-time private trauma and wellness practice in Newport, Rhode Island, where he specializes in trauma support and clinical hypnotherapy.

Areas of Expertise

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Ethics
  • HA/DR
  • Homeland Security
  • Information Operations
  • Leadership
  • Military Planning
  • Nuclear

Professional Highlights

2017

EMC Informationist Chair

Areas of emphasis for this endowed chair include mitigating corrupt influences in organizations and governmental systems, altering improper personal behaviors, and preventing corruption of technical data in analysis and visualization.
2017

Professor

Professor (Full) of Civilian Military Humanitarian Response Naval War College, College of Maritime Operational Warfare Civ-Mil Humanitarian Response Program

Education

Ed.D., Seton Hall University, Educational Administration & Leadership

M.A., Salve Regina University, Counseling

M.A., Salve Regina University, Holistic Leadership

M.C.J., Boston University, Criminal Justice Administration

JPME Phase II, Joint & Combined Warfare School

JPME Phase I, Air Command & Staff College

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, Salve Regina University, Counseling: Applications in the Expressive & Creative Arts

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, Salve Regina University, Mental Health Counseling

B.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Recreation & Resource Management, Concentration in Natural Resource Law Enforcement

Research Contributions and Publications

Other Honors

Navy Reserve, Cryptologic Warfare Group SIX - Fort Devens, Massachusetts
Commanding Officer

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