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
  Islam in Contemporary Global Politics


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