Douglas E. Streusand

Professor, Marine Corps Command & Staff College

Professional Experience

  • Professor, American Military University (1997 - Present)
  • Professor of International Relations, Marine Corps Command & Staff College, Quantico, VA (2005 - Present)
  • Senior Fellow, The Investigative Project of the Middle East (1997-98)
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Maryland (1996)
  • Senior Fellow & Director of Greater Middle East Program and the Global Strategy Discussion Program, U.S. Global Strategy Council (1994-95)
  • Adjunct Lecturer, University of Maryland College Park (1993-94)
  • Consultant, National Strategy Information Center (1992)
  • Chairman, Persian Gulf Working Group (1991-94)
  • Consultant, Defense Systems Incorporated (1990)
  • Visiting Fellow, The Heritage Foundation (1988-90)


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1987
  • M.A., University of Chicago, 1981
  • B.A., Duke University, 1976



  Contemporary Conflict in the Greater Middle East
  Enemy Threat Doctrine of Global Jihadism
  Greater Middle East
  Islam in Contemporary Global Politics


  The Grand Strategy that Won the Cold War: Architecture of Triumph
  Islamic Gunpowder Empires: Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals