Paul T. Bartone, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow
Paul T. Bartone is currently a Senior Research Fellow in the Life Sciences Directorate, Center for Technology and National Security Policy of the National Defense University. He is a native of Massachusetts, where he graduated from the University of Massachusetts – Boston (B.A., Psychology, magna cum laude). He earned a Master’s (1981) and Ph.D. (1984) in Psychology and Human Development, from the University of Chicago. Bartone was directly commissioned into the Army as a research psychologist in 1985, and has served continuously on active duty since. He has conducted numerous field studies of stress, health and adaptation among military personnel and their families, covering deployments ranging from the Gulf War to Bosnia. Dr. Bartone joined the faculty of the National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces in June of 2003, where he served as Professor of Behavioral Science in the Leadership and Information Strategy Department. Previous to that he served at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, as Director of the Leader Development Research Center, and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership. Previous assignments also include five years as Commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit-Europe (Walter Reed Army Institute of Research) in Heidelberg, Germany. Bartone is actively involved in the profession of psychology, and is a past-President of the Society for Military Psychology, Division 19 of the American Psychological Association. He is a charter member of the Association for Psychological Science, and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Bartone also serves on the executive committees of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, and the European Research Group on Military and Society, and is the Research Psychology Consultant for the Surgeon General of the Army.
Functional Experience: Research Psychology, Military Psychology, Personality, Stress, Adaptation and Resilience, Leadership.
Regional Expertise: Europe, Scandinavia.