(original course) "All the President’s Generals: Civil-Military Relations in the US and Beyond" (undergraduate)
Instructor (designed syllabus and ran classes), January 2020
Description: This introductory civil-military relations course explores the roles militaries play in societies they defend. Topics include a modern history of relations between US Presidents and the military, coups and military governments, public trust in the military, racial integration of the military, and the military- industrial (and tech) complex. Students debate the responsibility of civilian leaders and the public to oversee the military in a democracy and examine the issues and tradeoffs that industry and the public face when engaging with the armed forces.
US Military Power (undergraduate)
Teaching Assistant (Prof. Barry Posen), Spring 2018
Description: This course introduces the missions, capabilities, and costs of the United States's non-nuclear forces. It examines in detail historical cases of air, naval, ground, and amphibious operations, from the Battle of the Bulge, Guadalcanal, and the Gulf War invasion, among others. In its most unique feature, the course teaches students the method of campaign analysis, techniques for assessing the likelihood of achieving a certain goal--usually winning a battle—using force, given a specific context, security environment, or pair of adversaries.
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