Professor Scott Gartner to be a Visiting Professor at Naval Postgraduate School,

- By Ankitha Rajendaran

Scott Sigmund Gartner, Professor of International Affairs in the School of International Affairs and Affiliate Professor in the Dickinson School of Law and Department of Political Science, will be a Visiting Professor in the Department of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA Spring Semester 2014. Dr. Gartner will use this opportunity to work with members of the Defense Analysis Department and US Special Operations Command to develop and improve wartime strategic assessment mechanisms.

The Naval Postgraduate School provides relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States.
Professor Gartner is a scholar of conflict mediation and empirical studies of war. His research focuses on the intersection of foreign and domestic politics, U.S. national security, wartime assessment, and third-party mediation. Professor Gartner teaches classes in international mediation, U.S. national security and research design. Prior to joining Penn State, he directed the International Relations Program at the University of California Davis.