Robert C. Ayer, Ph.D.

Managing Editor Naval War College Press
Capt., U.S. Coast Guard, Retired
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Biography

Robert Ayer is the Naval War College Press Managing Editor. He has taught extensively and held administrative positions at the Coast Guard Academy. While at Defense Security Service and the Food and Drug Administration, he served as a technical writing editor. On active duty, he served as a deck watch officer on Coast Guard Cutter (CGC) Vigilant (WMEC 617) and subsequently as commanding officer on CGC Point Knoll (WPB 82364). He earned a master of arts in law and diplomacy, and a doctorate from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1979.

Areas of Expertise

  • None

Professional Highlights

2015

Managing Editor, NWC Press

Publish NWC Review and books in various series.

Education

Ph.D., Fletcher School, Tufts University, 1993

MALD, Fletcher School, Tufts University, 1985

B.S., USCG Academy, 1979

Awards and Decorations

Meritorious Service Medals

Multiple lesser awards

Other Honors

Alumni Assn Distinguished Faculty Award
CGA

Professor Emeritus
CGA

News, Media, & Events

2019 Salute to Summer Free Concert & Fireworks Show

Aug. 24, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Dewey Field, Luce Ave, Newport, RI 02841

Conflict and cooperation: evolving theories of international relations

Aug. 20, 2019
Harcourt-Brace, 1st ed., Wadsworth, 2nd ed.
Article Publication

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