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Michael E. Freeman
Associate Professor
Department of Defense Analysis
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-3731
Email: mefreema (at) nps.edu
EDUCATION:
PhD - University of Chicago, 2001
Political Science
MA - University of Chicago, 1997
Political Science
BA - University of Chicago, 1995
Political Science, general honors and departmental honors
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 2005-present Assistant Professor
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 2004 Visiting Lecturer, Committee on International Relations, University of Chicago
  • 2003-2004 Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Security Technology Studies Dartmouth College
  • 1997-2000 Analyst (with top-secret security clearances), Directorate of Intelligence and National Imagery and Mapping Agency Central Intelligence Agency
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Terrorism and Democracy
  • Causes of Terrorism
  • Counter-terrorism Policy
  • International Security
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • International Relations Theory
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Terrorism and Democracy
  • Causes of Terrorism
  • Counter-terrorism Policy
  • International Security
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • International Relations Theory
AWARDS:
  • 2014 NPS Academic Year 2014 Richard W. Hamming Teaching Award
  • 1999-2002 Program on International Security Policy Dissertation Fellowship
  • 1997-2000 Central Intelligence Agency, Graduate Fellowship
  • 1998 Mellon Dissertation Fellowship
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • Book, Freedom or Security: The Consequences for Democracies Using Emergency Powers to Fight Terror. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.
  • Journal Article, “Terrorism and Civil Liberties in the United States: How to Have Both Freedom and Security,” Democracy and Security, Vol. 2, No. 2, July-December 2006.
  • Journal Article, “Democracy, Al-Qaeda, and the Causes of Terrorism,” forthcoming in Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 2007.
  • Chapters in Edited Volumes, “Counterterrorism and Privacy: The Changing Landscape of Surveillance and Civil Liberties,” in Information Ethics: Privacy and Intellectual Privacy, eds., Graham Peace and Lee Freeman. Idea Group, 2004.
  • Chapters in Edited Volumes, “Thinking Strategically: Can Democracy Defeat Terrorism?” in Countering Terrorism, edited by James Forest, forthcoming in 2007, co-authored with Douglas A. Borer.



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