Peter J. Norris

Military Professor National Security Affairs
Lt. Col., U.S. Army
Peter J. Norris faculty photo


Lt. Col. Peter Norris joined the National Security Affairs department in 2020. Commissioned as an Armor Officer, he has commanded at the troop and battalion-level, has multiple combat deployments to Iraq and an operational deployment to U.S. European Command. His previous assignments include service as an Army congressional fellow, as a legislative liaison to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees for the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) and with the Army Human Resources Command.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Ground Warfare
  • Leadership

Professional Highlights


Commander, 1-35 Armor, 1st Armored Division

1-35 Armor, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas

Legislative Liaison, ASA (FM&C)

Assistant Secretary of the Army (FM&C), Washington D.C.

Army Congressional Fellow (House Appropriations)

U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C.

Battalion and Brigade Operations Officer, 1st Infantry Division

1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Kuwait/Iraq


Joint and Combined Warfighting School, National Defense University, JPME II

M.P.S., George Washington University, Legislative Affairs

M.M.S., Marine Corps University, Military Studies

B.B.A., Texas A&M University, Business Management

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