Cmdr. (Ret.) Jeffrey M. Alves joined the Naval War College faculty in 2014. Originally from Falmouth, MA, he graduated from Boston University in 1990 with a bachelor’s in international relations and a concentration in strategy and security concepts. Professor Alves is currently a member of the Maritime Operational Planner’s Course faculty in the College of Operational and Strategic Leadership. Specialties include joint and naval planning, operational functions, humanitarian assistance, and non-combatant evacuation operations.