Bren Chair on Great Power Competition, Marine Corps University; Former Director of Counterterrorism Studies Programs in Asia and Europe for the U. S. Government

Expertise

  • Theory & Nature of War
  • Terrorism
  • Counterterrorism
  • Insurgency
  • Counterinsurgency
  • International Relations
  • U.S. Foreign Policy

Professional Experience

Christopher C. Harmon wrote his political science dissertation on terrorism in the early 1980s and continued that work as Legislative Aide for Foreign Policy to a member of Congress and, much later, director of counterterrorism studies programs in Asia and Europe for the U. S. government.

A professor at civilian and military graduate schools including the Naval War College, Dr. Harmon began teaching courses at The Institute of World Politics after 9/11 — on terrorism, and later on counterterrorism.

Lead author or editor of six books, he holds the Bren Chair of Great Power Competition at Marine Corps University, Quantico VA.

Contact: info@iwp.edu

Education

  • B.A., History, and French Language [double-major; summa cum laude], Seattle University, Seattle, Washington, 1977.
  • M.A. in Government, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California, 1984.
  • Ph.D., International Relations and Government, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California, 1984.

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