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Douglas A. Brook
Professor and Director of Center for Defense Management Research
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2161
Email: dabrook (at) nps.edu
Web: www.nps.navy.mil/gsbpp/
EDUCATION:
PhD - George Mason University, 2001
public policy
MPA - The University of Michigan, 1967
BA - The University of Michigan, 1965
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • Present: Professor of Public Policy
  • Present: Director of Center for Defense Management Research
  • 2002 - 2005 Dean GSBPP
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • Acting Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/CFO, 2008-2009
  • Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller) 2007-2009
  • Vice President, Government Affairs, The LTV Corporation, 1993-2002
  • Acting Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1992-1993
  • Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management), 1990-1992
  • President, Brook Associates, Inc., 1982-1990
  • Vice President (Government Affairs), Libbey-Owens Ford Company, 1976-1982
  • Supply Corps Officer, U.S. Naval Reserve, 1968-1998 (retired with the rank of Captain)
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Defense Budget and Financial Management Policy
  • Public Budgeting
  • Problem Analysis and Ethical Dilemmas
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Defense Budget and Financial Management
  • Public Policy
  • Public Management
AWARDS:
  • Liskin Award for Teaching Excellence in GSBPP 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Navy Supply Corps Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award, 2013
  • Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation, Policymaker-in-Residence, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2009.
  • Neil Staebler Distinguished Alumni Service Award, University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, 2009
  • Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration
  • Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Award, George Mason Univ, School of Public Policy, 2001
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member of the Provost Search Committee, NPS 2012-13
  • Member of the Provost Review Committee, NPS 2010
  • Judge of the Sea Enterprise Essay Contest Sponsored by U.S. Naval Institute, 2006
  • Member of the Provost?s Committee on Sustaining Faculty Excellence, 2006
  • Member of the Meyer Institute for Systems Engineering Review Committee, 2006
  • AACSB Peer Review Team (Institution Accreditation, U.S. Coast Guard Academy), 2005
  • Member of the Academic Council, NPS, 2005 ? 2007
  • Business Advisory Board, Sodexho USA 2004-2007
  • Member, M.P.A. Advisory Committee, George Mason Univ, 2000-2002
  • Member, Visiting Committee, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, The Univ of Michigan, 1993-2002
  • Trustee, U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, 1993-2004
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • Douglas A. Brook, "Audited Financial Statements in the US Federal Government: The Question of Policy and Management Utility," Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management, vol. 25 no. 3 (Fall 2013).
  • Douglas A. Brook, "Budgeting for National Security: A Whole of Government Perspective," Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management, vol. 24, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 32-57.
  • Douglas A. Brook and Cynthia L. King, "Enactment and Implementation of the National Security Personnel System: Policy Made and Policy Unmade," Public Administration Review, (November-December 2011): 900-908.
  • Douglas A. Brook, "Exploring the Value of Financial Statement Audits," Journal of Government Financial Management, Winter 2011: 38-43.
  • Douglas A. Brook, "Audited Financial Statements in the Federal Government: Intentions, Outcomes and On-Going Challenges for Managers and Policy-Making," Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management, vol. 22 no. 1 (Spring 2010): 52-83.
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Defense Budget and Financial Management Policy, Problem Analysis and Ethical Dilemmas, Defense Management, Civil Service Policy, Trade Policy, Advocacy and Lobbying, Business of Government



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