The Director exercises senior executive direction over all Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP) activities under the guidance of the NDU President and the Director of Research and Strategic Support.
Coordinates with the Director for Research and Strategic Support, the other Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) research centers and other components throughout the University to determine requirements to support the missions of joint education and leader development.
Engages stakeholders within the Joint Staff, Office of the Security Defense (OSD) (primarily Policy and Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), and the other agencies regarding the potential undertaking of dual-purpose (Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) and stakeholder) research projects.
Initiates, manages, reviews, and presents the results and implications of strategic studies, including independent research, policy reviews, and planning initiatives, in response to direct tasking from stakeholders to provide strategic support or in support of the NDU mission.
Maintains currency in area related to the CTNSP mission by interacting with University officials, foreign areas specialists, strategic analysts, industrial managers, economists, and other experts or authorities in relevant fields.
Creates new, cutting-edge knowledge that not only informs current DoD and interagency leaders, but best develops, educates, and prepares students for their roles as National Security leaders in an unpredictable and complex world.
Enhances faculty development regarding the impact of technology as it pertains to their communities of interest and facilitates the infusion of new knowledge into the curricula and fosters continuous learning for faculty and students.