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Dr Phillip R. Cuccia, COL (Ret)

Director of Academic Engagement
Area(s) of Expertise: Military History, European History, and the NATO Alliance Director of Academic Engagement

Photo Dr Phillip R. Cuccia, COL (Ret.) was the Director of Academic Engagement for the USAWC at the Strategic Studies Institute from June 2017–June 2019. Prior assignments included the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, the staff of the Operations Chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation and the U.S. Army attaché at the U.S. Embassy to Italy, and assistant Political Advisor and Planning Officer at the NATO Joint Forces South HQ in Naples, Italy. Colonel Cuccia has served in armor and cavalry units in various positions from the platoon through regimental level. He participated in Operations DESERT SHIELD/STORM and UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, and the NATO mission in Iraq. Colonel Cuccia holds a B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy, an M.A. in Security Studies from Sapienza University in Rome, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in military and European history from Florida State University.
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SSI books and monographs by Dr Phillip R. Cuccia, COL (Ret)

  • 2010 SSI Annual Strategy Conference Report "Defining War for the 21st Century"

    January 31, 2011

    Authored by Dr. Steven Metz, Dr Phillip R. Cuccia, COL (Ret).
    SSI's XXI Strategic Conference convened many of the world's top experts to assess and debate the definition of war and the strategic implications of how it is defined.

  • Implications of a Changing NATO

    May 21, 2010

    Authored by Dr Phillip R. Cuccia, COL (Ret).
    What is the future of NATO and what should be included in the new NATO Strategic Concept due to come out at the end of 2010? This monograph takes a look at these questions and offers a few recommendations.

SSI articles, editorial, and briefs by Dr Phillip R. Cuccia, COL (Ret)