Peter J. Dombrowski, Ph.D.

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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

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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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VIDEO: 45 seconds on probing what we don't know

Feb. 19, 2019
News Publication

Quantum Science in Warfare Roundtable

Feb. 21, 2019
8:00 a.m.
McCarty Little Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Reading Fiction Leads to Good Strategic Thinking

Dec. 18, 2018
The National Interest
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