Dombrowski is 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.