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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. 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 latest manuscript under review is The Book of ACTS: Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing in World War II.  Phil is a retired Air Force Colonel and A-10 “Warthog” pilot. Phil received his Ph.D. in International Relations from MIT, was a national security fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, and holds an MA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and an AB in Engineering Science from Harvard University. He also had teaching positions at Yale and the USAF Academy.