Featured Contributors

MARI EDER, Author, Expert in Public Relations and Strategic Communication

Major General Mari K. Eder retired from the U.S. Army in May 2013 with 36 years of dedicated service to the nation. She consults, advises, and speaks frequently at colleges and universities on communications and leadership topics. Mari has an established record of scholarship, research, and publishing. Her book, Leading the Narrative: The Case for Strategic Communication, is used in a number of university communications courses.  She is the author of case studies and articles on military ethics, leadership, and strategic communication.

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FRANK JONES, Professor of Security Studies, U.S. Army War College

Dr. Frank L. Jones holds the General George C. Marshall Chair of Military Studies. A retired career member of the Senior Executive Service, he served in several high-level positions in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, including Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations Policy and Support, and Principal Director for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Assistance. The latter position entailed the development and implementation of peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance policy and operational support in various geographic regions, including Africa. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.

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