Peter Roman

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Peter J. Roman[1] is a Senior Fellow at the ANSER Institute for Homeland Security and an Associate Professor of Political Science at Duquesne University. He is author of Eisenhower and the Missile Gap (Cornell University Press). Dr. Roman has authored numerous articles on national security and defense policy, including: "Ike's Hair Trigger: U.S. Nuclear Predelegation, 1953-1960," in Security Studies; "The Joint Chiefs of Staff: From Service Parochialism to Jointness," in Political Science Quarterly; and "Is There A Gap Between Civilian and Military Leaders? If So, Does It Matter?," in Feaver and Kohn, The Civil-Military Gap And American National Security In the 21st Century (Forthcoming: MIT Press, 2001). Dr. Roman has served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the National War College, Washington, DC and taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Alabama, and the University of Colorado-Boulder.

"Dr. Roman is writing a book with David Tarr on the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in national security policy making. He is also currently researching and writing a study on the relationship between organizational design and homeland security professionalism. Dr. Roman earned his MA and PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison."