Education, Training, & Certifications
Previous Appointments & Affiliations
In the News
AUG 8, 2016 the News & Observer
AUG 8, 2016 The News & Observer
MAY 19, 2016 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Awards & Honors
- Publications & Artistic Works
Pfiffner, James P., and Douglas A. Brook. The Future of Merit Twenty Years After the Civil Service Reform Act. Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2000.
Brook, Douglas A. “Making the Unipolar Moment: US Foreign Policy and the Rise of the Post-Cold War Order.” Public Administration Review 78, no. 4 (July 1, 2018): 652–55.Link to Item
Brook, Douglas A. “When the World Seemed New: George Bush and the End of the Cold War.” Public Administration Review 78, no. 4 (July 1, 2018): 652–55.Link to Item
Brook, D. A. “Hal Brands, Making the Unipolar Moment: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Rise of the Post-Cold War Order (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2016). 362 pp. $29.95 (hardcover), ISBN: 9781501702723. Jeffrey A. Engel, When the World Seemed New: George Bush and the End of the Cold War (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017). 484 pp. $35.00 (hardcover), ISBN: 9780547423067 (Accepted).” Public Administration Review, January 1, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1111/puar.12962.Full Text
Brook, D. A. “Leading Change in Public Organizations.” Public Administration Review, January 1, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1111/puar.12667.Full Text
Brook, D. A. “Asking the Right Question: Cost Awareness Policy in the Department of the Army.” Public Manager, 2015, 47–50.
Brook, D. A. “Audited Financial Statements in the US Federal Government: The Question of Policy and Management Utility.” Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management 25, no. 1 (2013): 135–57.
Brook, D. A. “Audited Financial Statements: Identifying Uses and Users.” Armed Forces Comptroller 57, no. 3 (2012): 11–15.
Brook, D. A. “Budgeting for National Security: A Whole of Government Perspective.” Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management 24, no. 1 (2012): 32–57.
Brook, D. A. “Exploring the Value of Financial Statement Audits.” Journal of Government Financial Management, 2011, 38–43.
Brook, D. A., and C. L. King. “Enactment and Implementation of the National Security Personnel System: Policy Made and Policy Unmade.” Public Administration Review, 2011, 900–908.
Brook, D. A. “Audited Financial Statements in the Federal Government: Intentions, Outcomes and On-Going Challenges for Managers and Policy-Making.” Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management 22, no. 1 (2010): 52–83.
Brook, D. A. “Whither the Defense Budget? Countervailing Pressures and Process Challenges.” Journal of Government Financial Management, 2009, 10–15.
Brook, Douglas A., and Cynthia L. King. “Federal Personnel Management Reform.” Review of Public Personnel Administration 28, no. 3 (September 2008): 205–21. https://doi.org/10.1177/0734371x08319286.Full Text
Brook, Douglas A., and Cynthia L. King. “Civil Service Reform as National Security: The Homeland Security Act of 2002.” Public Administration Review 67, no. 3 (May 2007): 399–407. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6210.2007.00723.x.Full Text
Brook, Douglas A. “Meta-Strategic Lobbying: The 1998 Steel Imports Case.” Business and Politics 7, no. 1 (April 2005): 1–24. https://doi.org/10.2202/1469-3569.1094.Full Text
Brook, D. A. “Dumping and Subsidy Cases at the ITC: Voting Discretion and Commissioner Attributes.” The International Trade Journal xix, no. 4 (2005): 309–36.
Brook, Douglas. “TRADE POLICY STRATEGIES AND ENFORCEMENT CHOICES: An Examination of the 1992 Steel Antidumping Cases.” The International Trade Journal 17, no. 1 (April 1, 2003): 81–100. https://doi.org/10.1080/08853900309537.Full Text
Brook, D. A. “Administrative Reform in the Federal Government: Understanding the Search for Private Sector Management Models -- An Annotated Bibliography.” Public Administration and Management 7, no. 2 (2002): 117–65.
Brook, D. A. “Civil Service Reform as National Security.” Public Administration Review, n.d.
Brook, D. A. “The Chief Management Officer in the Department of Defense: Does It Matter?” Public Manager Summer 2015 (n.d.): 38–41.Open Access Copy
Candreva, Philip J., and Douglas A. Brook. “Transitions in Defense Management Reform: A Review of the Government Accountability Office’s Chief Management Officer Recommendation and Comments for the New Administration.” Public Administration Review 68, no. 6 (n.d.): 1043–49. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6210.2008.00953.x.Full Text
Brook DA, D. A., and C. L. King. “Legislating Innovation in Human Capital Management: Lessons from The Department of Homeland Security.” In Innovations in Human Capital Management, edited by H. Sistare and T. Buss, 277–91. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2009.
Brook, D. A. “Merit and The Civil Service Reform Act.” In The Future of Merit: Twenty Years After the Civil Service Reform Act, edited by J. P. Pfiffner, 1–11. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2000.
Brook, D. A. “Steel: Trade Policy in a Changed Environment.” edited by A. V. Deardorff, 133–44. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998.
- Teaching & Mentoring
- PUBPOL 803: Policy Analysis I 2022
- PUBPOL 830: Special Topics Module 2022
- PUBPOL 861: National Security 2022
- PUBPOL 792: Special Readings in Public Policy Studies 2021
- PUBPOL 803: Policy Analysis I 2021
- PUBPOL 861: National Security 2021
- PUBPOL 792: Special Readings in Public Policy Studies 2020
- PUBPOL 803: Policy Analysis I 2020
- PUBPOL 890: Advanced Special Topics in Public Policy 2020
Advising & Mentoring
Master’s Degree Thesis and Project Advising
Primary or Co-Advisor:
Maggie Buchanan, Housing Insecurity: The For-Profit Solution to a Government Failure, April 2022
Zack Silverman Guffey, Addressing Operational Barriers to Implementing a Universal Basic Income in the United States, April, 2021.
Charlene K. Hoadwonic, Retaining Talented Officers in the U.S. Army Cyber Branch, April, 2020
John Pratson, Undergraduate Student Veterans at Ivy League and Ivy+ Colleges and Universities, April 2020
Matthew Buchanan, Disruptive Events and Global Jihad Over Time, March 2020.
Kelly Ann McCarty, U.S. Commercial Earth Station Licensing, March, 2020.
Mike Wu, Improving the Coast Guard Officer Evaluation Report, December 2019.
Gabrielle Murphy, Case Study Assessment of Performance-Based Budgeting: Strategies for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, April, 2019.
Ben Donovan, Congressional Impacts of Earmarks: Do Earmarks Help Appropriations Legislation Pass On-Time, April 2019.
J. R. Caldwell, Exploring Methods for Monitoring Defense Security Cooperation Civic Aid Programming, April, 2019.
Keiley Gaston, Equity in Access to Capital for Food Entrepreneurs in Durham, April, 2019.
Abby Zofchak, Defense vs. Deficits: A Balancing Act Between Sequestration, Security, and Stability, March, 2019.
April Reino, Using Data to Drive Talent Management of Civilian Defense Acquisition Personnel, April, 2018.
Jack Chutchian, A Closer Look at Bid Protests in the Department of Defense, April, 2018.
Patricia Donahoe, An Analysis of DoD’s Use of Lowest-Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Method and Recommendations for Improvement, April 2018.
Madeline Wade, Effects of the Earmark Ban: Finding Strategies in a New Appropriations Era, April 2017.
D. Kyle Ashby and Mitchell C. Hockenbury, The Utility of Corporate-Style Balance Sheets for DoD Managers, June 2014.
David Carroll, Peter Moon and Dena Risley, Responses to Fiscal Stress: A Comparative Analysis, December 2013.
Autumn L. Daniel, Bryan A. Boggs, Syed N. Ahsan, Cost Benefit Analysis of a Port Visit: Development and Testing of a Port Visit Optimization Model, June 2013.
Jaime J. Siqueiros, Daniel J. Vetsch, Romeo B. Romeo, Cost Benefit Analysis of a Port Visit: A Determination of Relevant Factors Phase 2, December 2012.
Myron Lind (Conrad Scholar), Cost Benefit Analysis of a Port Visit: A Determination of Suitable Factors, June 2012.
Rex T. Aman, Internal Users and Uses of Financial Statements within the Federal Government, June 2012.
Stephen G. Higgins and Kristian L. Wahlgren, An Analytical History of Provider Organization Support within Navy Enterprise: Navy Supply Systems Command, December 2011.
F. Schoettelndreyer, France, Germany United Kingdom and Greece: An Analysis and Comparison of Budget Deficits, Defense Spending and Future Trends in Defense Budgets, September 2011.
Hunter Washburn, Whole of Government and National Security in the United States and Australia: A Comparative Analysis, June 2011.
Xyrone Ocampo, An Examination of the Department of Defense Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Plan Using a Balanced Scorecard, June 2011.
Robert Kovack and Philip R. Lindley, An Analysis of the Return on Investment of Navy Enterprise Resource Planning as Implemented Navy-Wide FY ’04-FY ’15, June 2011.
Brandon Castle and James Massie, Analysis of Surface Warfare Enterprises Implementation of Enterprise Management Practices, December 2010.
Kevin Carey and Elmer Valle, Navy Enterprise Resource Planning Program: Governance Challenges in Deploying an Enterprise-wide Information Technology System, December 2010.
James Alexander, Brian Barlow and Douglas Haskin, National Security Personnel System: An Analysis of Key Stakeholders’ Perceptions During DoD’s Implementation of NSPS, June 2010.
Thomas R. Bowman and Evan P. Wright, Possible Effects of The Department of Defense Acting as a Buyer on the Derivatives Futures Market, June, 2009.
Shane Prater and Eric Timmerman, National Security Personnel System (NSPS): A History of Creation and Enactment of the Legislation Authorizing Its Establishment, March 2008.
Aron Carman and Ryan Mudd, Adding a Performance-based Component to Surface Warfare Officer Bonuses: Will It Affect Retention? March, 2008.
Robert Williams, “Naval Aviation Enterprise AIRSpeed Measures of Success: The Generation of Measurable Costs Savings and Reinvestment for Recapitalization of the Future,” December 2007.
Alan F. Copeland and Dorinda M. Mazza, Defense Travel System Airline Ticket Price Analysis: Do DTS Ticket Prices Differ From Other Online Tickets Available for NPS Travelers, June, 2007.
Daniel B. Francis and Robin J. Walther, A Comparative History of Department of Defense Management Reform from 1947 to 2005, December 2006.
Eric Long, Cost Valuation: A Model for Comparing Dissimilar Aircraft Platforms, December 2006.
Ryan J. Mahoney and Scott D. Schofield, Cost Analysis of Outsourcing an Air Force Squadron, December 2006.
Chase J. Edwards, Space Policy Challenges in the Dynamic Homeland Support Environment: A Taxpayer’s Study of Lost Efficiencies on the Use of National Assets to Assist Civil Agencies in the Performance of Their Daily Missions, December 2006. (Classified Thesis)
Trent Kalp, Cory Schemm and Jim Strauss, Promoting Enterprise Success Within Team Based Entities in Hierarchical Organizations: A Study of Business Systems Modernization (BSM) Initiatives at Defense Supply Center Richmond (DSCR), December 2006.
Robert D. Patton (Conrad Scholar), Evaluation of Sustained Value Creation With the DoD’s Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) Plan, December 2006.
Eric S. Wiese (Conrad Scholar), Examination of Success Factors in Gaining and Sustaining Clean Audit Opinions Within DOD Components, December 2006.
David W. Anderson and Joshua P. Bahr, The Department of Homeland Security: A Gateway to Civil Service Reform? December, 2005.
Andrew Lind, Federal Financial Reform. Policy Formulation to Implementation: Research into Relationships Between The President’s Management Agenda Scorecard, Federal Audited Financial Statements, and the GAO High Risk List, December 2005.
Matthew Ross, Effectively Integrating Army Civilians in Tactical Units, US Army War College Military fellows Program Thesis, April 2021.
Nicholas J. Koetter, Daniel J. Krause and Carl S. Liptak, Determining Relevant Financial Statement Ratios in DoD Service Component Financial Statements, June, 2014.
Richard Isaak and Richard Wheeler, National Defense Budgeting and Congressional Controls, June 2012.
Stephen Reamy, Optimal Career Progression of Ground Combat Arms Officers in the Marine Reserve, March, 2012.
Michael E. Bissell, Analyzing Fixed and Variable Costs in the Naval Aviation FO (Flight Other) Budget, December, 2011.
Shane Fox, Best Practices in the Navy’s Energy Programs: Strategic Communication Factors Operating in the Tactical Forces, December, 2009.
Jason Percy and Terry Fellows, A Whole of Government Approach for National Security, December, 2009.
Christian A. Nelson and James P. Davis, Cost Implications and Consequences of Budget Reduction on the US Navy F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet Program, December 2009.
Michael W. Middleton, Assessing the Value of the Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell, December 2006.
Henry Brown and Owen Nucci, Performance Based Pay for the U.S. Marine Corps, December, 2005.
Danelle Gamble, The U.S. Army and Structural Inequality: How Should the Army Reframe its Approach to Diversity and Inclusion, December 2019
Cat Cronin, Within the US, What are the Domestic Variables Influencing the Policies Concerning Remaining in Afghanistan? December 2019.
Sunny Glottmann, Shifting Strategies Within and Beyond Consensus: Tackling Interoperability and Mature Market Penetration in the Era of Disruption, April, 2019.
Madeline Buczkowski, How the Army Can Better Recruit Women, April, 2019.
Michelle Burgess, Budget Civic Engagement in the City of Durham, April, 2018.
Michael Rebman, Protecting US Critical Infrastructure: Examination of the Cyber Threat, April 2017.
Maureen Hartney, Data and Privacy at the Laboratory of Analytic Sciences, April 2016.
Tom Gwilliam, Shoaling Issues Impacting Coast Guard Mission Readiness within Sector North Carolina, April 2016.
Ph.D. Dissertation Advising
Robin Lee Farley, Making Program/Budget Decisions About the Future of the Navy: How Senior Flag Officers Work with Political Appointees and Career Civilian Executives Inside the Navy Headquarters, Summer 2014, George Mason University School of Public Policy.
Todd R. Calhoun, An Investigation Into The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Freedom in Host Countries, Spring, 2006, GeorgeMasonUniversitySchool of Public Policy.
Duke/US Army War College Mentoring and Thesis Advising
Benjamin Jahn, Aligning Culture with Purpose: Preparing Special Forces for Strategic Competition, April, 2022.
Matthew Ross, Effectively Integrating Army Civilians in Tactical Units, April 2021.
Undergraduate Honors Thesis Advising:
Kathleen Vern, Factors of Successful U.S. Arms Influence Attempts, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, March 2021.
Keiley Gaston, Emerging Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategic Giving in the Motor City, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, December 2017.
- Scholarly, Clinical, & Service Activities
Academic & Administrative Activities
- Sanford School Admissions Committee 2016-2021
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