Craig Deare

B.A. in Political Science from the University of Arizona; M.A. in International Relations & International Economics from the School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University; PhD in International Relations from SAIS/Hopkins. He is a graduate of the United States Marine Corps Command & Staff College, MIT Seminar XXI Fellow.

Dr. Deare has served on the faculty of the National Defense University in Washington D.C. since January, 2001. He came to the College of International Security Affairs in March 2010 from the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, where he served for nine years as a Professor of National Security Affairs and Dean of Academic Affairs. Prior to assuming his current duties at CISA, Dr. Deare has served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Dean of Administration, and Interim Dean of Academic Affairs. He served briefly as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the National Security Council.

Dr. Deare served in the U.S. Army for 20 years with a variety of assignments specializing in Military Intelligence and Latin American Foreign Area Officer duties.

His research interests focus on U.S. national security strategy and defense policy, security and defense issues related to the Western Hemisphere, civil-military relations.