Curtis D. McGiffin


Defense and Strategic Studies

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Defense and Strategic Studies
9302 Lee Hwy Suite 760
Fairfax, VA 22031


Retired from the Air Force, Curtis McGiffin spent nearly his entire time supporting the nuclear enterprise at various levels of command. He now acts as the Associate Dean of the School of Strategic Force Studies at the Air Force Institute of Technology. As well as achieving honorable decorations such as the Legion of Merit and two Aerial Achievement medals, he serves as an adjunct professor for DSS on Nuclear Strategy and Deterrence, taken from his years of teaching those concepts to hundreds of airmen.