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Dr. Donovan C. Chau

Dr. Donovan C. Chau is Subject Matter Expert in the Counter-Terrorism and Preparedness Solutions Division of AMTI, An Operation of SAIC. He recently joined the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, Missouri State University, as an Adjunct Faculty member and member of the University graduate faculty. Dr. Chau was hired by AMTI as the area specialist responsible for supervising and conducting research on terrorist threats in and emanating from the continent of Africa. In this capacity, he was a lead author for the Department of Homeland Security’s Universal Adversary program and the National Planning Scenarios. Prior to joining AMTI, Dr. Chau was a Professional Staff Member on the Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives. He conducted policy oversight as well as research and analysis on border and transportation security issues. In addition, he worked directly with the Committee Staff Director to write, coordinate, and edit Committee Chairman Christopher Cox’s report, “Freedom Defended: Implementing America’s Strategy for Homeland Security.” Dr. Chau earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Politics and International Relations from the University of Reading (United Kingdom). Under the supervision of Dr. Colin S. Gray, he wrote a dissertation entitled “Grand Strategy into Africa: Communist China’s Use of Political Warfare, 1955-1976.” He earned an M. S. in Defense and Strategic Studies from Missouri State University and a B.A. in Literature/Government from Claremont McKenna College.

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