, Ph.D. in Political Science, December 1999
, Master in Public Policy, 1993
, Master in Electrical Engineering, 1989
, B.S.E.E., 1988
United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO.
PROFESSIONAL AND CAREER INFORMATION:
PROFESSOR: May 2006
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: Scholars Geopolitics; National Security Policy; Research Methods;
Independent Study and Senior Thesis Adviser (Nuclear Force Transformation) – 7/03 to present.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: International Political Economy; International Relations; Research Methods;
American Government; Independent Studies (Democratic Peace, Use of Force) – 6/00-6/03.
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.
VISITING INSTRUCTOR: International Crises in the Information Age, Summer '01.
Duke University, Durham, NC.
INSTRUCTOR: Internationall Crisis in the Info Age, Spring 2000; Thucydides, Spring 1999; U.S. Military Intervention After 1945, Fall 1997; International Security, Summer 1997.
TEACHING ASSISTANT (selected): Organizations and Global Competitiveness - Professor Gary Gereffi, 1/00-4/00; US Foreign Policy case studies - Professor Ole Holsti, 9/96-12/96; Intermediate Statistics - Professor John Brehm, 1/96- 4/96.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT: reviews, civil-mil statistics and case studies - Professor Peter Feaver (Security), 6/93- 6/00; Professor Yair Aharoni (Fuqua Business School) 6/94-8/94.
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
INSTRUCTOR: Global Issues, Fall ‘98. RAND, Washington, D.C.
GRADUATE STUDENT INTERN: Quantifying US Army Capabilities, Summer ‘98. Institute for Defense Analyses, Washington, D.C.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT: Authored literature review on U.S. doctrine for the use of force, 5/95-8/95. NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.
SYSTEMS ENGINEER: cost-benefit analysis - Hubble Space Telescope Flight Servicing, 6/93-8/93. American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT: vehicle emissions/environmental economics, 6/92-9/92.
Delco Systems Operations, Goleta, CA.
ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY ENGINEER: EMI testing, mEodeling, and reports, 9/89-9/91. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Wash., D.C.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT: arms control/INF treaty verification, 6/89-9/89.
Bolt, Paul, Damon Coletta and Collins (Skip) Shackelford, editors. American Defense Policy,
Eighth Edition. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press (forthcoming, 2005).
Coletta, Damon (2004) North Korea: A Crisis in the Making. Strategic Insights 3(8).
Available at www.ccc.nps.navy.mil/si/2004/aug/colettaAug04.asp.
Coletta, Damon (2004)
Iraq Shows the Wisdom of Shared Sovereignty. Colorado Springs Gazette (February 26): 22.
Coletta, Damon (2003) Revolution's End: Information Technology and Crisis Management.
Journal of Contemporary Security Policy 24(1): 46-74.
Coletta, Damon and Erik Gartzke (2003) Testing War in the Error Term. International Organization 57(2): 445-48.
Coletta, Damon (2003) Security Doctrine in a Multipolar Age. Towson University Journal of International Affairs 37(1): 70-92.
Coletta, Damon (2002/03) Military Tribunals and the Delicate Nature of President Bush's
Unilateralist Foreign Policy. Journal of Legal Studies (USAFA) 12: 63-85.
Coletta, Damon (2003)
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