Paul J. Smith, Ph.D.

Professor National Security Affairs
Paul J. Smith Photo


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.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific

Professional Highlights


Professor, National Security Affairs


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

Research Contributions and Publications

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