Faculty Bios


Dr. Kevin Generous, PhD.
Associate Professor
Joint and Combined Warfighting School
Course Director, JCWS Capstone Program

Prior to joining the Joint Forces Staff College faculty in August 2021, Dr. Generous worked for 25 years as a defense policy analyst and consultant to the U.S. Government, defense industry, and non-profit entities. He has 17 years of prior teaching experience as a professor of government, international security, foreign policy, and regional studies.  He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses at the University of Connecticut, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, Eastern Connecticut State University, and the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Dr. Generous holds a B.A. in International Relations, and a M.A. in Security Studies, from the George Washington University.  He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science (International Relations/American Politics) from the University of Connecticut. He also is a published military historian, research analyst, strategic planner, and founder/president of a 501(c)3 non-profit organization educating the American public on non-traditional security threats to the nation.  His publications include Vietnam: The Secret War, a history of unconventional warfare and special operations in the Vietnam conflict, 1945-1975 (Bison Books, 1985, 2nd printing 1987).  Dr. Generous has presented his research findings to various government organizations, the Intelligence Community, and at academic and professional symposia.


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