Colonel Michael J. Meese is a Professor, USMA, and Head of the Department of Social Sciences at West Point. He teaches economics and national security courses and leads the 70 military and civilian faculty members in the Department and the Combating Terrorism Center who teach political science, economics, and terrorism-related courses.
He is a field artillery officer with previous assignments with the 7th Infantry Division (Light), as a Battery Commander in the 3rd Armored Division in Germany, and as a Battalion Operations Officer and Deputy Division Operations Officer in the 1st Cavalry Division in Texas. He is a graduate of the National War College, an honor graduate of the Command and General Staff College, a distinguished graduate from the U.S. Military Academy, and holds a Ph.D., MPA and an M. A. from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
He has written extensively on economics and national security and is the author of the Armed Forces Guide to Personal Financial Planning, (Stackpole, 1998) and American National Security, (Johns Hopkins, 2009).
Research history is not available at this time.
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