Faculty

The DSCU faculty consists of civilian personnel and officers from the three military departments. All faculty members, regardless of specific assignment, are required to contribute to the overall educational aims of the entire university. In addition to classroom instruction, they may be charged with performing supporting roles, writing for publications or conducting research in response to the changes occurring in the field of security cooperation management.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ALL

Ahles, Mark T. (Ph.D.)
Dean of Faculty
Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.S., Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College, 2009
Ph.D., Computer and Information Science in the field of Political Science, The Union Institute and University, 2002
M.S., Computer Science, The Ohio State University, 1991
B.A., Computer and Information Science, The Ohio State University, 1986
A.A., History, The Ohio State University, 1985
DSCU West Campus

Arnold, Jason
Senior Lecturer
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.E., Adult and Secondary Education, University of Louisville, 1996
B.A., Psychology, University of Louisville, 1989
DSCU West Campus

Begley, Rachel
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.B.A., Wright State University, 2014
B.S., Education, Miami University, 2006
DSCU West Campus

Bennett, David
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, 2007
B.S., Criminal Justice, Florida International University, 1997
DSCU West Campus

Chere, John
Assistant Professor, DSCU
Instructor, Joint Special Operations University - Security Cooperation
US Army War College, 2006
US Army Command and General Staff College, 1998
Masters of International Affairs, Columbia University, 1991
B.A., University of California, 1982
DSCU West Campus

Chess, Barton D.
Chief, Operational Support Branch
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.S.A., Administration, Central Michigan University, 1996
B.S., Management Science, Wright State University, 1985
A.A., History, Sinclair Community College, 2016
A.A., Political Science, Sinclair Community College, 2015
DSCU West Campus

Cordova, Alberto (MAJ, USA)
Associate Den of Enterprise, POE, and Execution Support AoC (Acting)
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2015
M.S., Adult Education,Kansas State University, 2015
B.S., Industrial Technology, Southern Illinois University, 2004
A.A.S., Electronics Technology, John A. Logan College, 2002
DSCU West Campus

Crawford, Andrew
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation
M.A., International Relations: Conflict Resolution, American University, 2014
B.A., Modern Foreign Language, Wright State University, 2011
DSCU West Campus

Crenshaw, William
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
Graduate Certificate, Acquisitions Administration, Central Michigan University, 2011
MBA, Touro University International, 2004
B.S., Business Management, University of Phoenix, 2002
A.A., General Studies, University of Maryland University College, 1999
A.S., Munitions Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, 1993
DSCU West Campus

Dahl, Wayne J. (MAJ, USA)
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
Strategic Studies Graduate, U.S. Army War College, 2018
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Gordon, GA, 2015
M.A., National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, 2013
B.S., Secondary Education, Southwestern College, 2004
A.A., Russian Language Studies, Defense Language Institute, 2014
DSCU West Campus

Davids, Douglas
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., Security Studies, Kansas State University, 2016
M.A., Liberal Arts with a concentration in International Studies, Louisiana State University, 2000
B.A., History, Purdue University, 1986
DSCU West Campus

Dennis, Jeannette
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
Financial Management Level III Certification, Defense Acquisition University, 2019
Squadron Officer School, Correspondence, Air University, 2013
Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM), American Society of Military Comptrollers, 2012
M.B.A, Wright State University, 2011
B.S., Accounting, Wright State University, 2010
DSCU West Campus

Dinwiddie, Jenifer
Instructor, SCO Spouse Orientation
DSCU West Campus

Dinwiddie, Michael (Lt Col, USAF)
Associate Dean of Security Cooperation Office AoC
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering Missouri Science and Technology University
Master of Arts, Aerospace Science, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
DSCU West Campus

Donnellyivy, Nancy
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.S. International Affairs, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (Medford, MA) May 2005
B.S. International Studies, Miami University (Oxford, OH), May 1982
DSCU West Campus

Eldridge, Dwayne L.
Chief, Support Division
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, 2004-2007
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1998
M.S., Information Systems, Naval Postgraduate School, 1993
B.S., Quantitative Business Analysis, Indiana University, 1983
DSCU West Campus

Englin, Bryce
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.B.A. Masters Business Administration, Grantham University, 2017
B.S., Business Administration/Logistics, Touro University International, 2008
A.A.S., Information Management, Community College of the Air Force, 2006
DSCU West Campus

Garay, Carla
Faculty Developer
M.A., Sociology, University of Nebraska
DSCU West Campus

Grissom, Walter
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.B.A., George Mason University, 2014
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2006
M.A., National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, 2003
B.S., Finance, University Nevada Reno, 1992
DSCU West Campus

Hale-Hernandez, Chea (LCDR, USN)
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., Community Counseling, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO, 2004
B.S., Sociology and Psychology, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO, 1998
DSCU West Campus

Hensley, James P. Jr.
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
B.S., Management/Computer Information Systems, Park University, 2002
A.S., Computer Science, Community College of the Air Force, 1996
DSCU West Campus

Hester, Gregory Alan Jr.
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
B.A. Psychology CSU San Marcos. San Marcos, CA. 1999
M.A. National Security and Strategy Studies, USNWC, Newport, RI. 2015
African Culture and Politics, Accreditation, USNWC, Newport, RI. 2015
DSCU West Campus

Hinrichsen, Byron
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
DoD Acquisition Program Management Level II Certification, 2016
Certificate, Logistics & Technology (LOGTECH), University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School, 2014
Air Command Staff College (cor), 2011
Certificate, Executive Supply Chain Management & Leadership, Wright State University, 2009
M.S., International Business, Troy University, 2004
B.S., Industrial Technology, Southern Illinois University, 2000
DSCU West Campus

Kisch, Arpad
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A. Military History, Norwich University, 2008
B.S. Psychology, University of Maryland, 1992
DSCU West Campus

Kite, Steven C.
Instructor, Security Cooperation Management
Air Command and Staff College Online Masters - 2020
Squadron Officer School (in Residence) - 2016
Graduate Certificate - International Affairs - George Bush School of Government and Public Service - 2009
B.A. - Political Science - Texas A&M University - 2007
DSCU West Campus

Hodge, Timothy
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.S., Strategic Studies, United States Army War College, 2012
M.S., Biology, Florida State University, 1995
B.S., Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1983
DSCU West Campus

Jenkins, Sotheavy C.
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation
I.M.B.A., International Business, Southern New Hampshire University, 2018
B.A., Social Psychology, University of Cincinnati, 2011
DSCU West Campus

Johnson, David
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
DSCU NCR Campus

Johnson, Jennifer L.
Instructor of Defense Security Assistance Management System (DSAMS)
Training Product Developer for Security Cooperation Information Portal (SCIP)
Bachelor of General Studies—Anderson University (to be completed 2021)
Comprehensive Cost and Requirements System (CCaR), certified (2018-2019)
International Customer User’s Group (ICUG) Secretary (2015-2017)
DSCU West Campus

Karas, Mark
Associate Dean of Research, Consultation and Faculty Development
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.S. Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College, 2012
M.A. Russian and Eurasian Studies, Georgetown University, 2001
B.A. Political Science, The Ohio State University, 1988
DSCU West Campus

Kelly, Sherman "Doug"
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., Asian Studies - University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Security Studies - National University of Bangladesh
B.A., Political Science - The Ohio State University
DSCU NCR Campus

Krolikowski, Christopher M.
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.B.A., International Business, Wright State University, 2005
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University, 1999
DSCU West Campus

Lasky, Tamara
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., Security Policy Studies, George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, 2010
B.A., Comparative Literature and Russian Studies, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2002
DSCU West Campus

Madsen, John
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
B.S., Business and Management, University of Maryland, 1997
M.B.A., Bellevue University, 2002
DSCU West Campus

Martin, David
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
Ed.D., Adult Education, The George Washington University, 2017
M.B.A., Business and Human Resources, Strayer University, 2014
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2007
M.A., History of Land Warfare, American Military University, 2002
Certificate, Russian Studies, Defense Language Institute, 1999
B.A., History/International Studies, Virginia Military Institute, 1986
DSCU West Campus

McCallister, Ernest B. (Ph.D.)
Associate Dean of Curriculum Development
Professor of Security Cooperation Management
Ph.D., Public Policy and Administration, Walden University, 2007
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Toledo, 1983
B.S., Marketing and Finance, The Ohio State University, 1982
DSCU West Campus

McClure, Susan L.
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
Air Command and Staff College (res), 1996
M.P.A., Public Administration, University of Dayton, 1981
B.S., Education, University of Dayton, 1977
DSCU West Campus

McCormick, Donald J.
Senior Lecturer
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.S., Management, Troy State University, 1981
B.S., Industrial Management, University of Puerto Rico, 1974
DSCU West Campus

McIntosh, Jon
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., Chinese Linguistics, The Ohio State University, 1985
B.A., East Asia International Studies, The Ohio State University, 1982
USAF Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL, 2009
USAF Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL, 2003
USAF Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL, 1996
DSCU West Campus

Miller, Kelly
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
B.S., Management, Park University, 2015
A.A.S., Instructor of Technology and Military Science, Community College of the Air Force, 2002
A.A.S., Contracts Management, Community College of the Air Force, 2000
DSCU West Campus

O'Connor, John B.
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
DoD Defense Acquisition Corps Member, 2011
DSCA International Affairs Level III Career Certification, 2010
DoD Acquisition Program Management Level III Certification, 2006
DoD Acquisition Test and Evaluation Level I Certification, 2000
M.S., Computer Information Systems, Naval Postgraduate School, 1991
Naval Aviator, Naval Air Training Command, 1981
B.S., Engineering Management, United States Naval Academy, 1980
DSCU West Campus

Otto, Deanne
Training Training Associate - Senior
Ph.D., Teaching and Learning, University of North Dakota, 1997
M.S., Space Studies & Remote Sensing, University of North Dakota, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, 1991
B.S., Biology, Trenton State College, Hillwood Lakes, NJ, 1990.
DSCU West Campus

Overfield, Andrew
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
Joint Forces Staff College, 2004
U.S. Army Command and Staff College, 2003
M.A., African Studies, Ohio University, 2000
B.A., Geography, University of Vermont, 1989
DSCU West Campus

Phillips, Tamara
Acting DEAN DSCU West Campus
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., Leadership and Management, Liberty University, 2014
B.S., Organizational Leadership, Wilberforce University, 2000
A.A.S., Information Management, Community College of the Air Force, 1998
DSCU West Campus

Piontek, Joseph (CAPT, USN)
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A. National Security and Strategic Studies w/Distinction, U.S. Naval War College, 2013
JPME Phase II, U.S. Naval War College, 2013
M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2006
M.M.A.S., Strategy, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1999
JPME Phase I, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1999
B.S., History w/Distinction, United States Naval Academy, 1987
DSCU West Campus

Prince, Aaron M.
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.S., Administration, Central Michigan University, 2010
B.A., Marketing, Miami University, 1990
DSCU West Campus

Queen, Ira C.
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA, 2001
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1998
M.A., International Studies, University of Washington, 1997
Romanian National Defense University, Bucharest, Romania, 1995
B.S., Chemistry, Columbus University, 1984
DSCU West Campus

Reardon, Timothy E.
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
B.S., Management, Park College, 1989
A.S., Business Administration, Sinclair Community College, 1985
DSCU West Campus

Reynolds, Ronald H. (D.P.A.)
DEAN DSCU West Campus
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
D.P.A., Public Administration, University of Alabama, 2001
M.P.A., Public Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1995
M.A., Business Management, Webster University, 1984
Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska, 1979
DSCU West Campus

Salera, Barbara
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
Ph.D., Political Science, Washington State University, June 2013
DSCU West Campus

Schubert, Beth
Instructor, SCO Spouse Orientation
CFP, Financial Planning Board, 2011
M.A., Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 2003
B.S., History, Dartmouth College, 1999
A.A., Spanish Language Studies, Defense Language Institute, 2005
DSCU West Campus

Scott, Roger A.
Associate Dean of Case and Acquisition AoC (Acting)
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A. Human Resources Development, Webster University, 1992
B.S. Communications (Journalism Emphasis), University of Southern Indiana, 1987
Air War College by correspondence, U.S. Air Force War College, 2010
Assistant Professor, Indiana University, 2000-2003 and 2006-2008
Business Communication Certificate, Duke University, 2015
Advanced Specialized Certificate in Intercultural Management, University of Notre Dame, 2014
DSCU West Campus

Simmons, Douglas
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
Bachelor of Science and Administration, Wright State University, 1986
Masters of Science and Administration, Central Michigan University, 1992
DSCU West Campus

Sollmann, Monica
Assistant Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.P.A., Public Administration, University of Dayton, 2000
Air Command & Staff College, 1998
B.A., Organizational Communications, Wright State University, 1983
DSCU West Campus

Tedesco, Michael F.
Instructor-under-Training, Security Cooperation Management
M.A., National Security and Strategic Studies, US Naval War College (Newport, RI)
M.A., Computer Resources & Info Mgmnt, Webster University (St Louis, MO)
B.A., Political Science/French, Berry College (Rome, GA)
Graduate (SC-105), NATO Defense College Senior Service School (Rome, IT)
Certifcat Moyen; Language, Civilization, & Fine Arts, University of Paris, FRA (Sorbonne)
DSCU West Campus

Tercero, Tanya
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, University of Arizona, 2020
M.A., English Language and Linguistics, University of Arizona, 2010
B.A., Spanish and Russian, University of Arizona, 1993
DSCU West Campus

Toomey, James P.
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., Political Science with Certificate in African Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2000
A.A. Asian Studies, University of Maryland, 1994
M.B.A., International Business, Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia, 1991
B.S., Business Administration/Marketing, Wright State University, 1986
DSCU West Campus

Torosian, Marc A.
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, 2017
DoD Acquisition Program Management Level III Certification, 2013
DoD International Affairs Level III Certification, 2012
DoD Production, Quality, and Manufacturing Level I Certification, 2007
M.A., National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, 2009
M.B.A., Business Administration, Webster University, 2005
B.A. Business Management, University of Maryland, 1998
A.A., Arabic Language Studies, Defense Language Institute, 2010
U.S. Air Force Command and Staff College, Air University, 2011
DSCU West Campus

Walker, Robert
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
Graduate Certificate, Change Leadership, Cornell University, 2017
M.S., Defense Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School, 1998
JPME Phase I, Naval Postgraduate School, 1998
B.A., Political Science, Norwich University, 1991
DSCU West Campus

Walker, Timothy
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
Life Cycle Logistics, Level III Certification, Defense Acquisition University, 2018
M.B.A., Financial Management, Naval Postgraduate School, 2013
Naval War College, JPME I, 2013
B.S. Business Management, Maranatha Baptist University, 2003
DSCU West Campus

Wallace, Christopher (LCDR USN)
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A., International Relations, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 2018
M.A., National Security and Strategic Studies, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, RI, 2009
M.A., Organizational Leadership, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA, 2009
B.S., Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, 2002
DSCU West Campus

Weaver, Douglas
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
Professor, West Virginia University at Parkersburg, WV, 1995-2013 (Retired)
Graduate Certificate, French Language, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
M.R.E., Education, Grand Rapids Seminary
B.A., Cedarville University
DSCU West Campus

Weber, Robert J. (Ph.D.)
Chief, Academic Technology Branch
Associate Professor of Security Cooperation Management
M.S., Cybersecurity, Liberty University, 2016
Ph.D., Computer and Information Science, University of Minnesota, 2004
M.S., Computer Systems, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1999
M.S., Administration, Central Michigan University, 1995
B.A., English/Language Arts, St. John's University, 1984
DSCU West Campus

White, Patricia A.
Librarian
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.L.S., Kent State University, 1991
B.A., History, Glenville State College, 1983
B.A., Education, Social Studies, Glenville State College, 1983
DSCU West Campus

White, Rolfe
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.H.A.,University of Missouri, 2018;
B.S., Legal Studies, William Woods University, 2015;
M.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2008
Defense Language Instute, Basic Spanish, 2003
JPME Phase II, U.S. Joint Forces Staff College, 2003
JPME Phase I, U.S. Naval War College, 2002
M.P.A., California State University Northridge, 1998
B.A., Communications, University of Central Florida, 1976
DSCU West Campus

Wyatt, Jeffrey
Instructor of Security Cooperation Management
M.A. National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College, 2004
DSCU West Campus


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