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Dr. Frank Marlo to teach international relations at IWP

Dr. Frank Marlo

Dr. Frank Marlo, an expert on counterproliferation policy and Cold War history, will co-teach Section I of  International Relations, Statecraft and Integrated Strategy (IWP 627) with Dr. John Lenczowski and Dr. Roger Fontaine this spring.

The newest addition to IWP’s adjunct faculty, Dr. Frank Marlo is also a Professor of Strategic Studies at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College.

He received his Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in May 2006. From January 2002 until January 2005, he served as Assistant for Counterproliferation Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy.

He is the author of Planning Reagan’s War: Conservative Strategists and America’s Cold War Victory (Potomac Books, 2012) and a contributing editor to the book The Grand Strategy That Won the Cold War: Architecture of Triumph (Lexington Books, 2016).

The course that Dr. Marlo will co-teach is IWP’s introductory course on the theory and practice of international relations. It is required for all five Master’s degree programs, and is part of the school’s core curriculum.

Dr. Lenczowski commented: “Frank is one of the next generation’s foremost experts in national security policy, and it will be a great pleasure working with him at IWP.”

Dr. Marlo has presented at IWP several times in the past, including on a panel for the launch of The Grand Strategy That Won the Cold War in February 2016. Previously, he gave a lecture entitled “Principles and Power: The Future of U.S. Strategy Towards China” with James Anderson, Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Marine Corps University, in 2015 as a part of the Charles Koch Foundation Series on U.S. Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy.