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Phil Haun
Professor and Dean of Academics, U.S. Naval War College

Phil Haun is Professor and Dean of Academics at the U.S. Naval War College. Prior to this position he was Professor of Aerospace Studies at Yale University.  Dean Haun received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests include asymmetric interstate conflict, military coercion, economic sanctions, and airpower theory. His latest book is Coercion, Survival & War: Why Weak States Resist the United States (Stanford University Press, 2015) and his latest article is "Breakers of Armies: Air power in the Easter Offensive and the Myth of Linebacker I and II" International Security, Winter 2015-16. His current research is a manuscript The Book of ACTS: The lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing Theory. He is a retired Colonel in the United States Air Force with extensive combat experience flying the A-10 "Warthog." Professor Haun was a national security fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Goverment, Harvard University. He holds an MA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and an AB in Engineering Science from Harvard University.