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Professor Emeritus National Security Affairs
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Biography

Professor Emeritus Kevin Kelley has been a National Security Affairs Department faculty member at the U. S. Naval War College for the past 32 years. He teaches Decision Making and Strategic Leadership. His expertise lies in the areas of decision processes and leadership, as well as in the ways national security policy making is influenced. He has developed and executed educational programs on national security for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and for the U.S. Partnership for Peace, teaching in over 15 countries.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership
  • National Security

Professional Highlights

2010

Professor, National Security Affairs

Develop curriculum and teaches the Leadership Concepts portion of the National Security Affairs course for both the senior and intermediate courses.
1998

Fellow, George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies

Developed curriculum and taught courses in Garmisch, Germany and throughout Europe and Central Asia in support of the Partnership for Peace Program.
1995

Fellow, Senior Executive Leadership Course

Served as a Fellow in a year-long education program intended to prepare participants for Senior Executive Service positions.
1991

Executive Assistant and Professor, National Security Decision Making Department

Served as the deputy chair for the National Security Decision Making Department.
1986

Executive Assistant and Military professor, National Security Decision Making Department

Served as the deputy chair for the National Security Decision Making Department.
1969

Ensign to Commander, Supply Corps, U.S. Navy

Served as a Supply Corps Officer including tours as Supply Officer, Naval Air Station, Brunswick, Officer-in-Charge, Commissary Store Region, United Kingdom, and as Supply Officer, USS Butte (AE-27).

Education

MBA, New Hampshire College, 1982

B.A., Holy Cross College, 1969, Economics

College of Naval Warfare, Naval War College, 1984, Distinguished Graduate

Fellow, Department of Defense 1995, Executive Leadership Development Program

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Research Contributions

Meaningful Metrics for Professional Military Education 
Co-authored with Joan Johnson-Freese 
Joint Forces Quarterly, Issue 84, 1st Quarter 2017

Getting to the Goal in Professional Military Education 
Co-authored with Joan Johnson-Freese 
Orbis, Winter 2014

Awards and Decorations

Designated as a Professor Emeritus of National Security Affairs
2018

Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award
1997

Numerous Military Medals and Awards

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