Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Damon Coletta is summer visiting scientist at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Professor of Political Science at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs. At the Academy, Damon edits the peer-reviewed electronic journal Space & Defense and teaches core courses in American Government and Geopolitics. He also represents the Department of Political Science for USAFA’s Nuclear Minor, a course sequence offered jointly with the Department of Physics in accordance with the Air Force Chief of Staff’s Flight Plan for the Air Force Nuclear Enterprise (June 2013).

Selected Projects

Courting Science: Securing the Foundation for a Second American Century (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2016).
“Revolution in Deterrence, Defense, and Arms Control,” conference paper.
“Riverboat Captains: Delivering S&T for the Pentagon’s Third Offset Strategy,” conference paper.