Peter J. Dombrowski, Ph.D.

Professor Strategic and Operational Research Department
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Dombrowski is the Director of the Cyber and Innovation Policy Institute and a professor of strategy in the Strategic and Operational Research Department. Previous positions include chair of the Strategic Research Department, editor of the Naval War College Review, co-editor of International Studies Quarterly, and associate professor of political science at Iowa State University. Dombrowski is the author of over 65 publications. His most recent book is, “The End of Grand Strategy: U.S. Maritime Operations in the 21st Century” (Cornell 2018). He received his B.A. from Williams College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Cyber Warfare
  • Maritime Strategy

Professional Highlights


Associate Professor


Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1990, Government and Politics

M.A., University of Maryland, 1987, Government and Politics

B.A., Williams College, 1985, Political Science

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Research Contributions and Publications

News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on How Maps Inspire us to Learn

Jan. 13, 2020
News Publication

War Gaming Introductory Course

Jan. 13, 2020
1:00 p.m.
McCarty Little Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Warmaking by Remote Control Is a False Choice

Nov. 25, 2019
The National Interest
Article Publication

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