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Sean C. Sullivan

Sean C. Sullivan

Associate Professor
NSA Professor
National Security Affairs
Phone:
(401) 841-6438
Email:
sullinas@usnwc.edu

Profile

Sean C. Sullivan is an Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He is assigned to the National Security Decision Making Department teaching the Policy Making and Process course. He is a subject matter expert on defense planning and the Department of Defense Formal Resource Allocation processes. He is published in Defense News as a contributor on U.S. defense planning processes and transformational planning innovations. Professor Sullivan coordinates all curriculum development on Defense Resource Allocation and is the author of numerous related articles, readings, and case studies on formal defense planning processes.   
 
Professor Sullivan served in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) in the Scholar in Residence program. During this residency, he conducted research on defense planning and capabilities-based planning as well as, worked in the Deputy Secretary of the Navy’s Policy Directorate on a variety of issues relating to the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review, Program Objective Memorandum FY2010, and Program Review FY 2009.
 
A retired naval officer, Sean Sullivan served in the United States Navy for twenty-three years. He served at sea for over fifteen years in various surface combatants, amphibious ships, and afloat staffs. He deployed five times to the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf and once to the South Eastern Pacific Ocean.
 
Sean Sullivan attended the Naval War College, graduating in March 1999 with a Master of Arts Degree in Strategic Studies and National Security Strategy. 
 
Sean C. Sullivan is an Associate Professor at the Naval War College.  He studies defense planning and the Department of Defense Formal Resource Allocation processes. He has published several articles, case studies, and references on Defense Resource Allocation.

 
In 2009, Professor Sullivan was selected for the Department of the Navy Scholar in Residence Program and served in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller). During this residency, he conducted research on defense planning and capabilities-based planning as well as, worked in the Deputy Secretary of the Navy’s Policy Directorate on a variety of issues relating to the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review, Program Objective Memorandum FY2010, and Program Review FY 2009.
 
A retired naval officer, Sean Sullivan served in the United States Navy for over twenty years in a variety of surface combatants and Afloat staffs.  
 
Professor Sullivan attended the Naval War College, graduating in March 1999 with a Master of Arts Degree in Strategic Studies and National Security Strategy and holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Rochester. 
 

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