Ryan Vogel

Faculty Member

Ryan Vogel

Biography

Ryan Vogel is an associate professor and the founding Director of the Center for National Security Studies and the National Security Studies academic program at Utah Valley University. Before coming to UVU, Professor Vogel served at the Pentagon as a senior policy advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He began his career at the Pentagon through the Presidential Management Fellowship program and was awarded the Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service in 2014.

Professor Vogel has also served at the Public International Law & Policy Group, at the U.S. Senate, and at the State Department. He has taught law and national security courses at American University in Washington, D.C, BYU Law School, and the Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Professor Vogel holds an LLM in public international law, with a certificate in national security law, from the Georgetown University Law Center. He earned a J.D. and an M.A. in international affairs from American University. Professor Vogel is an alum of Utah Valley University, where he graduated with a B.S. in Integrated Studies.

Professor Vogel regularly publishes papers and makes presentations on national security matters. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar, and serves as an Honorary Colonel with the Utah National Guard.

Teaching

NSS 2010

Introduction to National Security WE, Fall 2022

NSS 4210

Law of War WE, Fall 2022

NSS 475R

Current Topics in National Security, Summer 2022

NSS 491R

Directed Readings and Special Projects in National Security, Summer 2022

NSS 491R

Directed Readings and Special Projects in National Security, Summer 2022

NSS 4210

Law of War WE, Summer 2022

NSS 4250

National Security Career Strategies, Summer 2022

NSS 491R

Directed Readings and Special Projects in National Security, Spring 2022

NSS 2010

Introduction to National Security WE, Spring 2022

NSS 2010

Introduction to National Security WE, Spring 2022