Party affiliation: Democrat
Advanced research fellow United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1989-1999. Olin postdoctoral fellow Yale International Security Program, New Haven, 1990-1991. Lecturer history department Yale University, 1991-1994.
Bradley fellow Georgetown University, Washington, 1994-1995. Fellow National Strategy Information Center, 1994-1995. Associate professor history Air War College, Montgomery, Alabama, 1995-1996.
Associate Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, since 1999. Lecturer in law Columbia University School Law, since 2000.
- Navalism and the Emergence of American Sea Power, 1882-1893
- How America evolved from a twelfth-ranked sea power to a first-rate imperial fleet in just eleven years.