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The Center for National Security Studies (CNSS) is a nonpartisan academic institution for the: instruction, analysis, and discussion of the issues related to the field of U.S. national security. 

Our two fold Mission:

Promote an interdisciplinary academic environment on campus that critically examines both the theoretical and practical aspects of the national security policy and practice.

Assist students in preparing for public and private sector national security careers through acquisition of subject matter expertise, analytical skills, and practical experience. 

The CNSS partners with local, regional, national, and international public and private sector organizations to promote this mission.

Center Administration

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Greg Jackson

Sr. Fellow

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David McEntire

Associate Director

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Gary Noll

Director of Homeland Security

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Paul Morrey

Director of Cybersecurity

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Ethan Elzinga

Student Coordinator

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