Barak Salmoni, Ph.D.
Department of Regional and Analytical Studies Department
• Ph.D., History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
• M.A., Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Brandeis University
• B.A., Medieval History, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, and Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
• Socio-Cultural Analytics
• Security Cooperation and Security Sector Reform
• Civil-military and Military-Society Relations
• Religious Activism in the Middle East
• Leader Development in National Security Organizations
Barak Salmoni's research and teaching focuses on the Islamic world, analytical methodologies, civil-military relations, and national security leader development for full spectrum operations. He has previously taught at Harvard, Swarthmore, University of Pennsylvania, and the Naval Postgraduate School, in addition to working for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps in training and education program leadership positions. He has also led research projects on national security and regional issues at The RAND Corporation and the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Salmoni has published on identity formation in the Middle East, contemporary Islam, conflict in the Persian Gulf, and various aspects of military leader development.