Laurence L. McCabe, Select One

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Associate Professor National Security Affairs
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Biography

Following graduation from the University of Texas at Austin, Prof McCabe circumnavigated the globe before becoming a US Navy Surface Warfare Officer. As a US Navy SWO, he was assigned to various afloat and ashore commands as well as US Embassies in the USSOUTHCOM AOR. Upon retiring from active duty in 2005, Prof McCabe accepted a position on the National Security Decision Making Department faculty. In 2004, he assumed the duties of the Latin American Studies Group. In addition to faculty teaching and research responsibilities, Professor McCabe travels extensively throughout the world promoting strong strategic and maritime partnerships with partner nations of the United States.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Africa
  • Counterdrug Operations
  • Geopolitics
  • Latin America
  • Maritime Strategy
  • National Security

Professional Highlights

1980

First Assignment in a 24 year career as a Surface Warfare Officer

Served on multiple positions ashore and afloat in the Pacific and Atlantic Fleets, the Pentagon, and various US Embassies in Latin America. Retired from active duty in 2005
2001

Director, Latin American Studies Group

Reported to academic faculty at the US Naval War college

Education

M.A., U.S. Naval War College, National Security Affairs

B.S., University of Texas at Austin, Biology (Marine)

Research Contributions

Editor and contributor to the The Caribbean Journal of Strategic and Security Studies

Awards and Decorations

Numerous operational personal medals and ribbons awarded while on active duty

News, Media, & Events

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U.S. Naval War College Graduation: November 2018

Nov. 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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The Year of the Gray Wolf: The Rise of Turkey’s New Ultranationalism

Jul. 16, 2018
War On The Rocks
Article Publication

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