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

NBNE Marching Band at Newport Columbus Day Parade

Oct. 14, 2019
12:00 p.m.
120 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840

Gender Equality as a Security Issue

Sep. 17, 2019
YaleGlobal Online
Article Publication

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