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Dr. Donna J. Nincic

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Dr. Donna J. Nincic is Professor and Director of the ABS School of Maritime Policy and Management at the California Maritime Academy, California State University.  She received her doctorate in Political Science/International Relations from New York University, and has held previous positions at the University of California, Davis; the Hoover Institution; and the US Department of Defense.  Her research focuses on maritime security, particularly piracy and terrorism.   Her recent publications include “The Challenge of Maritime Terrorism: Threat Identification, WMD, and Regime Response,” Journal of Strategic Studies (August 2005), “Maritime Security as Energy Security: Current Threats and Challenges”, in Luft, G., and Konin, A., eds. Energy Security: Challenges for the 21-Century (2009), “Statskollaps og Sjørøveriets Tilbakekomst.  (State Failure and the Re-emergence of Maritime Piracy),” Internasjonal Politikk (January 2009), “Maritime Piracy: Implications for Maritime Energy Security,” Journal of Energy Security (February 2009), “Maritime Piracy in Africa,”  Journal of African Security (September 2009), and “The ‘Radicalization’ of Maritime Piracy: Implications for Maritime Energy Security,” Journal of Energy Security (December 2010).  Her current research focuses on maritime piracy in Africa, and maritime resource conflict issues.Donna can be reach at either or



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