About the President
Thomas W. Krise, Ph.D., graduated from All Saints Cathedral School on St Thomas, U.S.
Virgin Islands. He earned a B.S. in history from the United States Air Force Academy,
an M.S.A. in human resources management from Central Michigan University, an M.A.
in English from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in English from the University
of Chicago. He served 22 years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force, retiring with
the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He served on the faculty of the Air Force Academy
in Colorado Springs, as a Senior Military Fellow of the Institute for National Strategic
Studies in Washington, and as Vice Director of the National Defense University Press.