Dr. Carol V. Evans

Director of SSI & USAWC Press

Areas of Expertise: Geoeconomics, Geostrategy, Intelligence, and International Security

Phone: (717) 245-4127

Dr. Evans brings 30 years of operational expertise in the areas of mission assurance, crisis & consequence management, asymmetric warfare, terrorism, maritime security, and homeland security.  With that expertise, she has served as Advisor to the Director of Central Intelligence, Technical Advisor to the National Ground Intelligence Center, Department of the Army, and as Technical Advisor, the Defense Science Board, Office of the Secretary of Defense.  Prior to joining the Army War College, Dr. Evans was Senior Program Manager, National Security Global Business Division, with Battelle Memorial Institute.

Dr. Evans’ operational experience includes deployments with the U.S. Navy Third Fleet, U.S. Pacific Fleet, USS CORONADO, where she executed Fleet Battle Experiment – ECHO, as well as Limited Objective Experiment – ZERO.  On behalf of the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Dr. Evans successfully designed and executed over 25 multi-agency, maritime homeland security full-scale and table top exercises throughout the United States.

Dr. Evans began her career in academe in the field of international political economy, having held a variety of faculty and research positions, including at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, Washington University, St. Louis, and at the Brookings Institution.  She holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from the London School of Economics.


Dr. Evans is a Lecturer at NATO, Center of Excellence-Defense Against Terrorism (COE-DAT) in Ankara, Turkey.  There she teaches in NATO COE-DAT’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Against Terrorist Attacks training program.

Dr. Evans is Instructor for Elective NS 2295, “Economics of National Security:  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy” with Professor Mark Duckenfield, Chair, DNSS. 

Recent Publications:

Carol V. Evans, “The Weaponization of Critical Infrastructure (CI) for the Conduct of Hybrid and Future Warfare,” Parameters:  The U.S. Army War College Quarterly, forthcoming Summer Issue, 2020.

Carol V. Evans, “The Economic Drivers Reshaping the International Security Landscape,” in A Changing World Order? Implications for the Security Environment, eds., William G. Braun, Stéfanie von Hlatky and Kim Richard Nossal (Kingston, ON: Centre for International and Defense Policy, forthcoming 2020).

Carol V. Evans, “A Vision for Future U.S.-India Intelligence Cooperation,” in Enhancing U.S.-India Strategic Cooperation,” eds., Chris Mason and Sumit Ganguly (Manchester, U.K.: The University of Manchester Press, forthcoming 2020).

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