Phil M. Haun, Ph.D.

Dean Dean of Academics
Col., U.S. Air Force, Retired
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Phil Haun joined the faculty of the U.S. Naval War College in January 2016 as Dean of Academics. His areas of scholarly and professional expertise are coercion, deterrence, air power theory, strategy, international relations, and security studies. Phil served for 29 years as an active duty U.S. Air Force officer and A-10 pilot with combat tours in Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan. He commanded an operational A-10 squadron. He is a research affiliate with MIT’s Security Studies Program.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Aerospace
  • Air Defense
  • Air Warfare
  • Deterrence
  • Foreign Policy
  • International Relations
  • Military Theory
  • National Security
  • Operational Warfare
  • Vietnam War
  • WWII

Professional Highlights


Dean of Academics, U.S. Naval War College


Professor of Aerospace Studies, Yale University


Senior Air Force Advisor, U.S. Naval War College


Ph.D., MIT, International Relations

M.A., Vanderbilt University, Economics

A.B., Harvard University, Engineering Science

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Related Credentials

National Security Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

School of Advanced Air and Space Power Studies, Maxwell AFB, AL

U.S. Fighter Weapons School, Nellis AFB, NV

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