Dr. Gary Schaub, Jr.
Senior Advisor for Professional Military Education in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the U.S. Department of Defense
Dr. Gary Schaub, Jr. is the Senior Advisor for Professional Military Education in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the U.S. Department of Defense. He concurrently oversees DoD Credentialing Programs and the DoD SkillBridge Program. He has also served as the Acting Director of Voluntary Education Programs and as the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education and Training.
He previously was a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Military Studies in the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen, a consultant to the Institute for Defense Analyses, an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the U.S. Air War College, a Research Fellow at the U.S. Air Force Research Institute, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the U.S. Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, a Researcher at the Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, and an Adjunct Instructor of History at Chatham College.
He is editor of Understanding Cybersecurity: Emerging Governance and Strategy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), co-editor of Private Military and Security Contractors: Controlling the Corporate Warrior (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), and author of scores of articles, book chapters, and policy reports on European security, strategy, deterrence, nuclear weapons, airpower, and the military profession. He earned his Doctorate in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, his Master of Arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University.