PhD, Princeton University
Senior Scientist, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Colorado Springs, CO; President, Larsen Consulting Group LLC. Adjunct professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver; Adjunct professor, School of Continuing Studies, Northwestern University. Chairman, International Studies and Arms Control section, American Political Science Association. Governing council member, International Security Studies Section, International Studies Association. Research fellow, U.S. Navy Center for Contemporary Conflict, U.S. Air Force Counterproliferation Center, and Air Force Institute for National Security Studies. Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel. Fulbright Research Fellow (1995-97). NATO Manfred Wörner Fellow (2005-06). Winner, SAIC publication prize (2001, 2004). Runner-up, Navy War College publication prize (2005). Consultant to Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories. FAA airline transport pilot. TS/SBI clearance. Speaks German. Former command pilot; associate professor of political science, Air Force Academy; first director of the USAF Institute for National Security Studies; senior editor, USAF Chief of Staff's studies of Air Force lessons learned in the campaigns over Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Led the team that developed a strategic vision for U.S. Northern Command and wrote U.S. Space Command's theater strategy. Author of more than 50 publications in the field of national security.
Research and Expertise
American defense policy, nuclear weapons and strategy, weapons of mass destruction, arms control, aerospace power, proliferation, NATO, European politics and culture, strategic culture, and qualitative research methods
INTS 4183: Arms Control
Programs, Centers, and Institutes
Air Force Counterproliferation Center, Montgomery, AL