COVID-19’s devastating impacts were felt across all institutions of higher education, and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer’s College (CGSOC) located in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, was no exception.
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O. Shawn Cupp
O. Shawn Cupp, Ph.D. is a Professor, Force Sustainment and Management, in the Department of Sustainment and Force Management of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSOC), Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Dr. Cupp’s research interests include food and agriculture security, agroterrorism, biosecurity, joint and coalition level military sustainment, and homeland security education programs. He manages the Homeland Security Studies track within the Graduate Degree at CGSOC ensuring that research within the track is on homeland security topics and teaches an elective on sustainment of Defense Support of Civil Authorities within the track.
Jason Ballard is currently on faculty in the Department of Sustainment and Force Management of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Prof. Ballard is currently completing his Doctor of Management- Homeland Security at Colorado Technical University. His doctoral research studies involve homeland security education and determining processes for evaluating current curriculum to meet the domestic security environment's emerging complexities.