Dr. Paul J. Smith joined the NSA department in July 2006 and teaches the Security Strategies course. He was formerly an associate/assistant professor with the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) in Hawaii. His research focuses on transnational security issues and the international politics of East Asia.
Ph.D., University of Hawaii, 2005, Political Science
J.D., University of Hawaii, 1993
M.A., University of London, 1989, SOAS
B.A., Washington & Lee University, 1987
Donald Trump Should Go to Japan 2017
Energy security and the US–China dyad: is sustained energy cooperation possible? 2016
The geopolitics of climate change: power transitions, conflict and the future of military activities 2011
China's Economic and Political Rise: Implications for Global Terrorism and U.S.–China Cooperation 2008
The Terrorism Ahead: Confronting Transnational Violence in the Twenty-first Century 2008
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