Dr. Jonathan E. Czarnecki is currently a professor of Joint Military/Maritime Operations, Naval War College, Monterey. He is a retired Army colonel with more than 27 years of experience in the field and staff. His M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science and Applied Social Statistics are from the State University of New York at Buffalo; his B.S. in Social Sciences/Industrial Management is from Clarkson University. He has published numerous articles on joint operations, organizational behavior, operational art, information, complexity and systems thinking as applied to national security.