Robert W. Gramling

By |2023-09-18T15:49:38-10:00September 18th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

Lt. Col. Gramling joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in 2023 as a military fellow from the U.S. Air Force’s Air University. Prior to his arrival, Lt. Col. Gramling was commander of the 690TH Cyberspace Operations Squadron at Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam. In this capacity, he led 119 military and civilian personnel in the execution of Department of Defense Information Network Operations and Defensive Cyberspace Operations, supporting 850,000 global users on unclassified and classified Air Force networks. Lt. Col. Gramling received his U.S. Air Force commission and a bachelor’s degree in [...]

Lami Kim

By |2023-09-18T15:48:05-10:00September 18th, 2023|Tags: , |

Lami Kim joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in June 2023. Her research interests are nuclear, emerging technologies and international security, and security issues in East Asia. Her work has appeared in The Washington Quarterly, Global Governance, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, War on the Rocks, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the National Bureau of Asian Research, Routledge, the National Interest, and the Diplomat. She has also provided commentaries regarding Asian security affairs to media outlets, such as the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time magazine, [...]

Belinda A. Yeomans

By |2023-08-03T16:29:12-10:00August 3rd, 2023|Tags: , |

Dr. Belinda A. Yeomans joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) as a professor in February 2023. With an emphasis on Japan and Northeast Asia, her research areas include U.S. national security policy and defense strategy in the Indo-Pacific region; America’s security architecture; U.S. security alliances and partnerships; security cooperation; and defense operations. Her work emphasizes the importance of strengthening the resilience and effectiveness of America’s security relations with its regional and global allies and partners. Prior to her appointment to DKI APCSS, Dr. Yeomans worked for various academic research centers, federal government agencies, [...]

Celebrating the life of Captain (ret.) Albert Shimkus Jr.

By |2022-05-03T16:30:30-10:00April 6th, 2022|Categories: Faculty, College, news, featured|Tags: , , , |

Captain (ret.) Albert Shimkus Jr. The Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies celebrates the life of former professor and Navy Captain Albert Shimkus Jr. (April 6, 1945 - March 12, 2022). Born in Hopedale Massachusetts, he graduated from Hopedale High School in 1965 where he was a runner on the cross country team. After graduation, while the U.S. was fully engaged in the Vietnam War, he enrolled in seminary. He left the seminary and lost his 4D Deferment Status and quickly enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. In 1967, he deployed to Bien Hoa Air Force [...]

Sebastian Kevany

By |2022-07-19T13:53:32-10:00February 2nd, 2021|Tags: , |

Dr. Sebastian “Bass” Kevany joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in January 2021. He is a specialist in health security, health diplomacy, health as foreign policy, international relations, and global public health. Within these realms, he has gained extensive experience in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; cost-effectiveness analysis; diplomacy; national and international security; conflict resolution; and the use of global health engagement as a means of preventing or resolving international conflict.Dr. Kevany has also gained extensive field work via 100+ missions to the Middle East and Northern Africa; Oceania; the South Pacific; and [...]

Inez Miyamoto

By |2022-07-19T14:02:51-10:00October 18th, 2019|Tags: , |

Dr. Inez Miyamoto joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in 2019.Prior to joining the DKI APCSS, Dr. Miyamoto was a special agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) where she led cyber investigative teams responding to a wide variety of crimes (i.e., intrusions, fraud, child pornography, intellectual property rights, and counterintelligence) and conducted strategic planning, risk analysis and compliance while at FBI Headquarters.Dr. Miyamoto holds CISSP and GSEC certifications and is a FBI National Academy (266) graduate. She was awarded with the following: Ph.D. Engineering Management, George Washington University; Ed.D. Education, University [...]

Elizabeth Kunce

By |2023-10-20T09:46:51-10:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Elizabeth Kunce joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in September 2019. Dr. Kunce has supported the DKI APCSS crisis management portfolio. She has also served as co-lead with Dr. Miyamoto on a multi-year effort to build an integrated network of practitioners to understand the risks and harms arising in the digital information environment. Dr. Kunce’s current focus of efforts is directed toward the development of concepts for societal resilience from the cognitive to community level. Elizabeth has extensive experience working with the United States Department of Defense (US DoD) in civil-military coordination, training, [...]

Sam Mullins

By |2022-07-19T14:33:28-10:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr. Sam Mullins joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in August 2019. Prior to joining DKI APCSS, Dr. Mullins spent the previous seven years as a professor of counter-terrorism at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, during which time he contributed to the professional education of more than a thousand counter-terrorism (CT) and security practitioners from around the globe, and participated in CT outreach activities in some two dozen countries. In recognition of his efforts he was awarded the Superior Civilian Service Award in March 2019.Dr. Mullins has [...]

John Hemmings

By |2024-05-09T10:13:38-10:00August 5th, 2019|Tags: , |

Dr. John Hemmings is a returning professor at the College of Security Studies at DKI-APCSS, having previously worked here from 2019-2022. He specializes in US alliances and strategic competition, with a focus on technology and the defense industrial base. He also specializes in the US alliance system, including the trilaterals, the Quad, AUKUS, and others. Prior to assuming this role, Dr Hemmings led research programs on the Indo-Pacific at the Pacific Forum, Henry Jackson Society, and RUSI in London. He has given evidence to two separate Parliamentary UK Defence Committee inquiries on the Indo-Pacific and provided expert briefings to [...]

J. Lumpy Lumbaca

By |2024-05-21T11:08:01-10:00March 19th, 2019|Tags: , |

Dr. Jeremiah “Lumpy” Lumbaca, U.S. Army Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in 2019. ​ Prior to his arrival at the Center, Lumpy served for over twenty years on Active Duty in various positions throughout the U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) community with primary emphasis on the Indo-Pacific Region. He commanded Green Berets at various levels while living and operating in nearly every country throughout North, South, and Southeast Asia. He served in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom – Philippines (OEF-P), and was involved in numerous other combat, [...]

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