DSS @ MSU

 

:: DANA J. JOHNSON, Faculty, DSS 709::

Professional Experience

Deputy Director, National Security Space Policy, Office of Missile Defense and Space Policy, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance...................................................................... 2011-Present

Senior Advisor, Bureau of Verification, Compliance, and Implementation,
U.S. Department of State
...............................................2010-2011

Northrop Grumman Analysis Center, Senior Analyst..2003-2010

Missouri State University, Graduate Department of Defense and Strategic Studies Faculty.............................................. 2006-Present

  • DSS 709:  Space Technologies and Security

Georgetown University, Adjunct Professor ................... 2001-Present

  • Space Technologies and Security

Policy Analyst/Political Scientist, RAND....................... 1990-2003

Project AIR FORCE Liaison to the Pentagon, RAND...1994-1996

Recent Research, Analysis, and Activities

National and Military Space Policy and Programs.  For over 30 years, has participated in a number of studies analyzing different aspects of space policy, programs, operations, and agencies.  Specific topics include:

  • National and international space policy, transparency and confidence-building measures, and the long-term sustainability of the space environment
  • Space control, space situational awareness, space weapons, military space doctrine, and anti-satellite policy; industry’s contributions to these areas
  • Contribution of space systems to theater operations and ballistic missile defense
  • Evolution of deterrence, strategic nuclear forces, missile defenses, space systems, and “offense-defense integration” in the 2006 and 2010 Quadrennial Defense Reviews (QDR)
  • Impact of treaties and arms control on military space operations

Education
Ph.D., International Relations, Univerisity of Southern California, 1987
M.A., International Studies, The American University, 1979
A.B., Governement, University of Redlands, 1974

 

 

 

 

 

 



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