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Kalev Sepp
Senior Lecturer
Mail Code: DA
Department of Defense Analysis
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2116
Email: kisepp (at) nps.edu
EDUCATION:
PhD - Harvard, 2002
MMAS - USACGSC, 1992
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • Aug 2003-Present, Assistant Professor
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • US Military Academy, Asst. Prof. of History, July 1994-June 1997
  • Harvard Univ., Resident Scholar (Resident Tutor, Eliot House, Harvard College), Oct. 1999-June 2001
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Regional and Global Strategy
  • Special Operations
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Organizational Culture
  • Military History
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Unconventional Warfare
  • Strategy
  • Intelligence
AWARDS:
  • Grimes Award for Excellence in Teaching, Harvard University, 2000
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • NPS Research Committee; Center for Terrorism and Irregular Warfare
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
  • Weapon of Choice: U.S. Army Special Operations in Afghanistan, with R. Kiper, J. Schroder, C. Briscoe (Fort Leavenworth: CGSC Press, 2004).
  • “Case Study: The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal” (RAND, 2003).
  • “The Renaissance Force,” with Brig. Gen. R.W. Potter, Jr., chapter in Leadership: The Warrior’s Art (Carlisle: Army War College Foundation Press, 2001).
  • Review essay, Dana Priest’s The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America’s Military, in USNI Proceedings (Sept. 2003)
  • “Die atomare Vision. Der Einfluß von Nuklearwaffen auf die Führung der US Army 1952 bis 1958,” chapter in Fuehrungsdenken in europaeischen und nordamerikanischen Steitkraeften im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, trans. Gerhard Gross (Berlin: MGFA, 2001). Based on paper presented at 42d Annual International Military History Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 12 July 2000.
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Special Warfare, Special Operations, Special Forces, Unconventional Warfare, Irregular Warfare, Guerrilla Warfare, Insurgency, Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Strategy



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