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José de Arimatéia da Cruz

José de Arimatéia da Cruz
Professor

Professor of International Relations and International Studies
Georgia Southern University
Department of Political Science & International Studies
Research Professor U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute
Research Fellow Brazil Research Unit Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)

  • Ph.D. Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (Political Science. Majors: International Relations and Comparative Politics; Minor: International Communications
    Dissertation: “The Roots of Brazil’s Armament Industry, 1964-1980:
    National Security Doctrine, Corporatism, and Responsible Developmental Pragmatism.”

    Dissertation Director: Dr. Jeanne A. K. Hey, Professor of Political Science/International Studies
  • Master in Public Health (MPH Public Health Generalist) Georgia Southern University, Savannah, GA (Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies, 2018)
  • M.A. Professional Communication & Leadership Armstrong State University, Savannah, Georgia (Degree Awarded: Summer 2015)
  • M.S. Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia (Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Cyber Affairs & Security; Degree Awarded: May 2012)
  • Certificate of Cyber Security (Cyber Affairs & Security; Certificate Awarded: May 2011), Cyber Security Research Institute at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia.
  • M.A. Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (Political Science/Political Philosophy; Degree Awarded: August 1992)
  • B.A. Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio (Philosophy; Degree Awarded: August 1991)

Research & Teaching Interests:

Latin American and African Foreign Policy
Latin American and African National Security
Latin American Media and Politics
North-South Relations: Drug Trafficking & Transnational Organized Crime
Women and Politics in Latin America & Africa
Civil-Military Relations in Latin America & Africa
National Security and Cyber Security
Global Cyber Security
Human Aspects of Cyber Security

Current Research:

José de Arimatéia da Cruz, “International Relations in a State of Flux: Rising Powers, New Challenges.” Forthcoming, Marine Corps University Press (MCUP).

José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Joshua Kohler da Cruz, “Drugs, Law Enforcement, and the U.S.: Is the “Third Board” Still Relevant to the U.S.’s Strategic Interests?” Forthcoming, Law Enforcement Executive Forum.

José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Travis Howard, “The Feet of the Masters: Lessons on Irregular Cyber Warfare,” Small Wars Journal, available at http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/feet-masters-lessons-irregular-cyber-warfare

John P. Sullivan, José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Robert Bunker, “Third Generation Gangs Strategic Note No. 10: Military Takes Control of Policing in Rio de Janeiro,” Small Wars Journal, 23 February 2018, available at http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/third-generation-gangs-strategic-note-no-10-military-takes-control-of-policing-in-rio-de-ja

José de Arimatéia da Cruz, “The Strategic Relevance of Latin America in the United States’ National Security Strategy,” available at http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/index.cfm/articles/Strategic-Relevance-of-Latin-America/2018/03/14

John P. Sullivan, José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Robert J. Bunker, “Third Generation Gangs Strategic Note No. 9: Concerns About Potential Gang (PCC-Primeiro Comando da Capital & CV-Comando Vermelho) Influence on Upcoming Brazilian Elections,” Small Wars Journal, 25 January 2018; available at http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/third-generation-gangs-strategic-note-no-9

John P. Sullivan, José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Robert J. Bunker, “Third Generation Gangs Strategic Note No. 9: Concerns About Potential Gang (PCC-Primeiro Comando da Capital & CV-Comando Vermelho) Influence on Upcoming Brazilian Elections,” Small Wars Journal, 25 January 2018, available at http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/third-generation-gangs-strategic-note-no-9

José de Arimatéia da Cruz. “Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in the 21st Century: No Longer Just an Academic Endeavour,” Marine Corps University Press (MCUP), Vol. 8, No. 2 (2017): 99-109.

José de Arimatéia da Cruz, Robert Bunker, and John P. Sullivan, “Third Generation Gangs Strategic Note No. 6—Holy War in Rio’s Favelas: Bandidos Evengelicos (Evangelical Bandits), Small Wars Journal, available at http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/third-generation-gangs-strategic-note-no-6-holy-war-in-rio%E2%80%99s-favelas-bandidos-evang%C3%A9licos-e

José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Travis Howard, U.S. Navy, “Stay the Course: why Trump Must Build on Obama’s Cybersecurity Policy,” Information Security Journal: A Global Perspective, Vol. 26, Issue 6, 2017: 276-286.

José de Arimatéia da Cruz. “Brazil and Iran Diplomatic Relations,” Council on Hemispheric Affairs, available at http://www.coha.org/brazil-iran-strengthened-in-the-post-cold-war-international-systems-kerry-announces-the-monroe-doctrine-is-dead

José de Arimatéia da Cruz. “The Not-So-Marvelous City: The Socioeconomic Roots of Rio de Janeiro’s Violence,” Council on Hemispheric Affairs.

José de Arimatéia da Cruz. “Iran Finds Friends in Latin America,” La Voz Latina, July 2017: 51-52.

José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Travis Howard. “A Cyber Vulnerability Assessment of the U.S. Navy in the 21st Century.” Center for International Maritime Security.  http://cimsec.org/cyber-vulnerability-assessment-u-s-navy-21st-century/30405

José de Arimatéia da Cruz.“Iran in the Lands of the Incas,” available at https://warroom.armywarcollege.edu/articles/iran-lands-incas

Last updated: 12/15/2018