USNA Officially Receives Carnegie Foundation’s Leadership for Public Purpose Classification

USNA officially received Carnegie Foundation’s Leadership for Public Purpose Classification. Achieving this was the culmination of over 12 months of work from a team composed of members by the Leadership Excellence Council, led by the Stockdale Center and our own Timothy and Susanne Sullivan Director of Influencer Development, Dr. Celeste Raver. In total, 25 colleges […]

Professor Mitt Regan: Seeking Justice for Ukraine

Drawing on his extensive work with the Ukraine Office of the Prosecutor General, Stockdale Center senior fellow Mitt Reagan spoke to Midshipmen and faculty/staff on the status of war crimes investigations in Ukraine.  Mr. Regan is also professor at Georgetown Law, director of the Center for National Security and the Law, and author of Drone Strike: Analyzing the Impacts of Targeted Killing. […]

Dr. James Giordano: Big Data, AI and Security/Defense on the Global Stage

How will the convergence of “big data,” AI and neuroscience impact warfare? In a lunchtime lecture to Midshipmen, Dr. Jim Giordano–Professor of Neurology, Biochemistry and Military Medical Ethics at Georgetown University Medical Center, and editor of Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns–discussed risks, threats and ethical challenges posed by these technologies.    Midshipman engaged in […]

Dr. Roger Herbert, CAPT USN (ret.) on The Ethics of Special Operations.

What unique ethical challenges do special operators face?  In a lunchtime lecture to Midshipmen, Dr. Roger Herbert–USN CAPT (ret.), former commander of SEAL Delivery Team 2, Naval Special Warfare Unit 3 and the Naval Special Warfare Center, and former NE203 course director and instructor–discusses takeaways from his forthcoming book, The Ethics of Special Operations: Raids, Reconnaissance, Recovery and […]