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MAJ John Morrow
Executive Secretary
Major Jack Morrow is a graduate of the United States Military Academy currently an instructor in the Department of Social Sciences. He is an Army engineer officer with eleven years of service including operational and combat deployments to Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He served as a platoon leader in 1st Armored Division, the executive officer for the 22-6 Iraqi Army Division Military Transition Team, and the aide-de-camp for the Deputy Commander of CJIATF 435. Subsequently, he served as a sapper company commander in the 7th Engineer Battalion. Major Morrow received a Master in Public Affairs (MPA) degree from Princeton University and teaches American Politics.
Pinheiro.JPG MAJ Cole Pinheiro
Deputy Executive Secretary
Major Cole Pinheiro is an Armor officer with ten years of military service. His professional experiences include leading both heavy cavalry and light infantry formations in training and combat. Major Pinheiro deployed for a total of three and a half years in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Major Pinherio served as a Platoon Leader and as an Executive Officer with the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment as well as a Company Commander with the 4th Infantry Division. Major Pinheiro is a graduate of West Point and currently teaches International Relations in the Department of Social Sciences. He received an MA degree in Security Studies from the Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
rsz_himmelberger.jpg MAJ Liesl Himmelberger
Facilities Officer
Major Liesl Himmelberger is a strategic plans and policy officer with more than 9 years of service in the U.S. Army. She completed an operational deployment to Iraq (2004-2005) with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Her past assignments include command of an intelligence company and service as an intelligence planner in Korea (2007-2009). She served as an intelligence officer for an aviation squadron and as a platoon leader and executive officer for an intelligence company in Germany (2004-2007).  Major Himmelberger is a graduate of West Point and currently teaches courses on economics in the Department of Social Sciences. She received an M.A. degree in International Economics and Strategic Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
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MAJ Chad Fitzgerald
Amb. (Ret.) Thomas R. Pickering Escort Officer
Major Chad Fitzgerald is a Field Artillery officer with ten years of military service. His professional experiences include leading in heavy, medium, and light infantry formations in training and combat. Major Fitzgerald deployed twice to Iraq for a total of twenty-seven months from 2007-2011. His professional associations include membership in the U.S. Army Field Artillery and affiliation with the 82nd Field Artillery Regiment. Major Fitzgerald served as a Platoon Leader and as a Fire Support Officer with the 25th Infantry Division as well as a Paladin Battery Commander with the 1st Cavalry Division. He is currently an Instructor of International Relations in the Department of Social Sciences.  Chad received his BA degree in History from Texas Christian University and a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
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Dr.  Hugh Liebert
Author, Theme Paper; Editor, SCUSA 66 Conference Reader
Hugh Liebert is an Assistant Professor of American Politics, Policy, and Strategy in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy.  A recent John Marshall Visiting Research Fellow in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond in Virginia, he received his BA from Harvard University and his MA and Ph.D. from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.  His primary areas of interest are Greek and Roman political thought and American politics.  He is the co-editor of Executive Power in Theory and Practice, and has published articles in History of Political Thought and Review of Politics.  His first book, Plutarch's Politics, is currrently under review.
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Dr. Thomas Sherlock
Senior Faculty Advisor
Thomas Sherlock is a professor of political science at West Point and served as program director of comparative politics in the Department of Social Sciences from 2005-2007 and from 2011-2012. He received his doctorate from Columbia University and teaches courses on comparative politics, democracy and democratization, and the politics of the post-Soviet region.  Sherlock’s book, Historical Narratives in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia, was recently published in Russia in an expanded, translated edition (2014). He is also the co-author of The Fight for Legitimacy: Democracy vs. Terrorism.
 
Sherlock has published articles in numerous journals, including Comparative Politics, The Washington Quarterly, The National Interest, Problems of Communism, Ab Imperio (Russia), Prepodovanie istorii i obshchestvovedeniia v shkole (Russia), Rossiia v global’noi politike (Russia), and Zovnishni spravy: ZS (Ukraine); his opinion pieces have appeared in The New York Times (international edition) and The Washington Post.  He has contributed chapters to several edited volumes, and has served as a project consultant for the Carnegie Council, the Russian Academy of Sciences, Open Society Foundations (Kiev), and EUROCLIO in The Netherlands, among other institutions.  His invited presentations include lectures at Columbia University, Brown University, the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Tbilisi State University, the NATO International School (Baku, Azerbaijan), the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), and Business Executives for National Security (BENS).