2014 Research Presentations

Embracing Strategic Uncertainty: Preparing for the Unknown

April 25, 2014 | Duke University | Sanford 223 | 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Duke Counterterrorism and Public Policy Fellowship Program will host its second annual research presentations on April 25, 2014. This event is free and open to the public, but attendees are encouraged to reach out to event organizers to ensure an accurate headcount. Parking will not be provided for guests, but Duke has several visitor parking locations in the vicinity of the Sanford School of Public Policy (Please visit the Duke Parking website for parking information). Lunch will be provided. Biographies for each of the Fellows can be found here. For additional information please contact Jennifer Akin (jennifer.akin@duke.edu).


9:50 am                        Welcome and Introductions

10:00 – 11:00 am        “The Delta of Command: The Increasing Gap Between Character and Competence in the Navy’s Commanding Officer Screening and Selection” CAPT (Sel.) M. Jamie Sands

11:00 am – 12:00 pm    “The Army’s Role in Domestic Disaster Response” -LTC Neal Mitsuyoshi

12:00 – 12:30 pm       Break

12:30 – 1:30 pm        “Embracing the Dragon: Bringing Stability to Asia through Effective Deterrence” LTC Paul Darling
(This session will include a working lunch)

1:30 – 2:30 pm       “Counterterrorism Partners for the Future: Indicators of Effective Partner Relationships” -COL James Wanovich

2:30 – 3:30 pm       “Growing the Ranks of African-American Infantry and Armor Officers” -COL Ron Clark