Michael Riley


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Michael Riley is a PhD student specializing in International Relations and Methodology. His interests include national security decision making, non-proliferation policy, security alliances, and great power competition in the 21st century. Michael is on active duty, serving as a Captain in the United States Navy. He previously served as the Professor of Naval Science at UNM from 2014 to 2019. Michael received an MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the US Naval War College. Michael also earned BA's and MA's in Political Science from the University of New Mexico. Michael is currently serving as the Chief of Staff at Naval Service Training Command, in Great Lakes, IL.