Excellence at the Naval Academy requires a great faculty that can attract other outstanding teachers and top-notch students. In the area of leadership, ethics, and character education and development, the following faculty positions are supported through private gifts:
Distinguished Military Professors
Recently retired senior military officers compliment active duty officers on the faculty by providing curricular continuity and the benefit of experience gained from distinguished active duty careers. This initiative augments existing funding for four incumbents and adds two additional DMPs in Naval Law and Seamanship and Navigation Read more...
Distinguished Visiting Professors
This program aims to attract leading national and international experts with specialized and recent experience in emerging, important subject areas for a fixed-term appointment. DVPs will teach advanced courses, lead seminars, develop speaker series, and conduct research to enhance the Brigade’s understanding of contemporary issues.
The Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership includes two distinguished chairs, one focused on ethics and the other on leadership; both chairs require ongoing private gift support. These two accomplished individuals are principal contributors to the Center’s work providing innovative programs that develop and sustain leaders of integrity.
Resident Ethics Fellows
The Resident Ethics Fellows program is a unique, multidisciplinary effort that brings together academics and military professionals to study a specific topic in the field of military ethics and leadership. The Fellows meet together regularly, host guest speakers, conduct independent and joint research, travel to meet with other experts in the field, publish their findings in journals and books, produce instructional materials for the Academy curriculum, and make presentations at the Academy and other national and international forums.
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