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The following KU faculty, listed alphabetically, participate in the Office of Professional Military Graduate Education by teaching courses that serve program requirements, engaging in research on subjects related to the program, advising graduate students, and participating in a variety of program activities on a voluntary basis. This is by no means a comprehensive list. Names are linked to corresponding webpages.

Robert Basow
Asst. Professor, Strategic Communication
William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Civilian applications of strategic communication, from Super Bowl advertising to political campaigns; Ethics in journalism; Development of independent media in emerging markets.
Shannon Blunt
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Signal Processing for Radar and Communications; Waveform Diversity and Design; Multistatic Radar; Radar Pulse Compression; Space-Time Adaptive Processing for MTI.
Greg Freix Greg Freix
Director of M.S. in Business Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Lecturer
Accounting and Information Systems.
Holly T. Goerdel
Associate Professor of Public Administration

Following her earlier research on the contributions of public management and collaboration to organizational performance, she is investigating the importance of public management in supporting democracy when State's commodify security through wartime contracts.
Marilu Goodyear
Chair, Dept. of Public Administration

Management of information and technology; Organizational change; Project management and Information policy.
Donald P. Haider-Markel
Assoc. Professor, Political Science and Director of Survey Research Center
Representation of interests policy processes and dynamics of linkages between public opinion and policy; Environment, religion and the culture wars; civil rights, gun policy, and terrorism. 
Thomas Heilke
Professor, Political Science
Political Philosophy and the History of Political Thought; Religion and Politics; International Relations.
Juliet Kaarbo
Assoc. Professor, Political Science and Director of Graduate Studies

Foreign policy making by coalition cabinets; Psychology of group decision making; Prime minister leadership styles; Regime differences in international negotiations.
Adrian Lewis Adrian R. Lewis
Professor, Dept. of History and Director, Office of Professional Military Graduate Education
Military strategy and doctrine; insurgency warfare; World War II; the Cold War; the Normandy invasion; current military operations.
Keith McMahon
Professor and Chair, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Chinese language; Ming and Qing fiction; Male and female character types in Chinese fiction, Chinese eroticism; The culture of opium smoking in 19th century China and Euro-America; History of imperial polygamy from the Han to the Qing.
Felix Moos Felix Moos
Professor, Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Applied Anthropology and Ethnology, culture change and development, comparative value systems, ethnic conflict, asymmetric warfare; Asia and Pacific.
Barbara Romzek
Professor, Public Administration
Public management and accountability; Privatization and contracting; Government reform; Intergovernmental relations.
Val Smith
Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Phytoplankton ecology; Quantitative comparative analysis of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.
Brent Steele
Assoc. Professor, Political Science
U.S. foreign policy; International relations, International politics.
Herb Tuttle
Director & Asst. Professor, Engineering Management Graduate Program, KU Edwards Campus
Engineering Project management.
Ted Wilson
Professor, History

U.S. military history; 20th century U.S. politics; Anglo-American cultural interaction during World War II; U.S. Army and the early Cold War.

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