Sean Corden Sullivan, Select One

Cmdr. (ret.), U.S. Navy

Associate Professor National Security Affairs
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Sean C. Sullivan is an Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the U. S. Naval War College. He serve in the National Security Affairs Department teaching the Policy Analysis and Leadership Concepts courses. He is a subject matter expert on defense planning and the Department of Defense Resource Allocation formal processes.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Defense
  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Command and Control
  • Joint Operations
  • Leadership
  • Littoral Warfare
  • Military Planning
  • Search and Rescue
  • Surface Warfare

Professional Highlights


Associate Professor

National Security Affair - Leadership Concepts
Defense Resource Allocation - Elective
International Engagement - National Strategy - Capability Development - Force Planning - Budget


M.A., U.S. Naval War College, National Security Affairs and Strategic Studies

B.A., University of Rhode Island, Political Science

C.V. or Resume

External Memberships and Associations

Naval War College Foundation

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Life Member

Professional Bowlers Association

USA Hockey

News, Media, & Events


Issues in National Security: A New Nuclear Arms Race?

Feb. 20, 2018
4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

US-led Cutlass Express boosts policing of East Africa’s waters

Feb. 07, 2018
Stars and Stripes
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