Dr. Nadav Morag
Center for Homeland Defense and Security
Naval Postgraduate School
Nadav Morag is a faculty member and Deputy Director for Policy Research at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS), United
States Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He teaches senior federal, State and local homeland security officials selected
and funded by the Department of Homeland Security within the context of the center's MA in Homeland Security program
- this is the only
program in the country under the auspices of DHS.
He concurrently serves as University Dean of Security Studies for Colorado Tech University, where he is responsible for overseeing
curriculum in homeland security and criminal justice. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Homeland Security Policy Institute at The George
In 2001, Nadav took up a position, initially as Senior Director for Domestic Policy and subsequently as Senior Director for Foreign
Policy, at Israel's National Security Council, Prime Minister's Office.
At the Israeli NSC, Nadav worked with a team of ten other senior officials from the Israeli Military, Domestic Security Service, Mossad,
Foreign Ministry and Police developing policy recommendations based on intelligence and other sources for then Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
on matters of national security including counterterrorism policy, bilateral security relations with a number of regional countries and Europe
and the development of a national security policy for the Israeli national police.
He is the author of International Homeland Security: Global Lessons (Wiley and Sons,
2011) and has authored articles and book chapters on terrorism, strategy and the Middle East including:
"Foreign Intelligence and
Counterterrorism: An Israeli Perspective," in Intelligence and Homeland Security, Keith G. Logan (ed.), Boulder, Colorado: Praeger
Security International, 2010. "Does Homeland Security Exist Outside the United States," in Homeland Security and Terrorism: Readings
and Interpretations, "The Economic and Social Effects of Intensive Terrorism:
Israel 2000-2004" (Middle East Review of International
Affairs), "Measuring Success in Coping with Terrorism: The Israeli Case" (Studies in Conflict and Terrorism),
"The National Military
Strategic Plan for the War on Terrorism: An Assessment," (Homeland Security Affairs),
"Unambiguous Ambiguity: The Opacity of the Oslo
Peace Process" in Israel: The First Hundred Years, Volume II: From War to Peace.
Nadav is the 2009 recipient of the LCDR David L. Williams Outstanding Professor Award from the Naval Postgraduate School.