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Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland

Photo Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland is Visiting Professor of International Security at Dickinson College. He also holds the position of Distinguished Visiting Professor of Research and Minerva Chair at the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI), U.S. Army War College. A U.S. Army colonel (retired), during his military career he served in a variety of command and staff positions in the United States and Europe. This included assignments as the Dean of Academics at the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA, and the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, working on the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty (CFE) from 1988 to 1989. He commanded the 3rd Battalion 17th Field Artillery, VII Corps during Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM. Dr. McCausland was also the Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control on the National Security Council Staff in the White House. Furthermore, he was a member of the Department of Social Sciences, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY; a visiting fellow at the Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; and a research fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London. Dr. McCausland’s articles have appeared in The Fletcher Forum, Parameters, Naval War College Review, Comparative Strategy, Armed Forces and Society, Defense Analysis, Field Artillery Journal, Military Review, and International Defense Review. He is also the author of The Gulf War: A Military Analysis (International Institute for Strategic Studies, London). He is a contributing author or editor to a number of books, including The Future of the Special Relationships, Conventional Deterrence, The Future of US-Australian Relations, and Arms Control in the 1990s. Dr. McCausland holds a Ph.D. in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

SSI books and monographs by Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland

  • Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO

    April 12, 2012

    Edited by Dr. Tom Nichols, Dr. Douglas Stuart, Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland.
    What is the role that tactical or non-strategic nuclear weapons (NSNWs) play in NATO defense policy and strategy? This book examines the key issues surrounding this question as the Alliance seeks to redefine itself in the 21st century and meet the requirements in the Defense and Deterrence Policy Review.

  • Developing Strategic Leaders for the 21st Century

    February 08, 2008

    Authored by Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland.
    The attack on the World Trade Center and subsequent conflicts in both Iraq and Afghanistan changed forever how Americans think about “national security.” These events expanded not only the number and scope of issues, but also the overall complexity of the process. Consequently, the requirement for interagency decisionmaking accelerated, demands for greater policy flexibility increased, and an interagency process that was largely confined to a few departments of the Federal Government now involves a multitude of new players and allied states.

  • The Other Special Relationship: The United States and Australia at the Start of the 21st Century

    February 27, 2007

    Edited by Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland, Dr. Douglas Stuart, Prof. William T. Tow, Professor Michael Wesley.
    American and Australian experts discussed issues relating to foreign policy, economics and business, domestic politics and public opinion, and security and defense affairs. This volume reveals their findings.

  • U.S.-UK Relations at the Start of the 21st Century

    January 01, 2006

    Edited by Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland, Dr. Douglas Stuart.
    This monograph explains the relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom (UK), especially its remarkable endurance over the past 6 decades.

  • The CFE Treaty: A Cold War Anachronism?

    February 01, 1995

    Authored by Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland.
    On November 19, 1990, the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty was signed in Paris following the successful completion of 20 months of negotiations between the members of NATO and the Warsaw Pact Treaty Organization. At its completion President Bush hailed the agreement as ending the" . . . military confrontation that has cursed Europe for decades."