A book by IWP’s Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Mackubin Owens, was quoted recently during the Senate confirmation hearing of Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Senator Elizabeth Warren, while questioning General Mattis, quoted Dr. Owen’s 2011 book US Civil-Military Relations After 9/11: Renegotiating the Civil-Military Bargain.
Dr. Mackubin Owens is Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Military Strategy at The Institute of World Politics. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) in Philadelphia, and editor of Orbis, FPRI’s quarterly journal. Dr. Owens earned his Ph.D. in Politics from the University of Dallas, a Master of Arts in Economics from Oklahoma University, and his BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has taught at the University of Rhode Island, the University of Dallas, Catholic University, Ashland University of Ohio, and the Marine Corps’ School of Advanced Warfighting (SAW).