Tim Schultz joined the NWC faculty in 2012 as an Air Force colonel and became the associate dean of academics in 2014. He previously served as the dean of the U.S. Air Force's School of Advanced Air and Space Studies. Tim's research interests include the transformative role of automation in warfare and the impact of technological change on institutions, society and military strategy. He authored "The Problem with Pilots: How Physicians, Engineers, and Airpower Enthusiasts Redefined Flight" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018) and co-edited "Air Power in the Age of Primacy: Air Warfare since the Cold War" (Cambridge University Press, 2021). He spent his aviation career as a U-2 pilot.