Claude Berube teaches at the United States Naval Academy where his courses have included Naval History, American Government, Intelligence & National Security, Terrorism, Emergent Naval Warfare, and Maritime Security Challenges. He has worked at the Office of Naval Intelligence, on Capitol Hill for two U.S. Senators, and as a defense contractor. He was a LEGIS fellow with The Brookings Institution and a maritime security studies fellow with The Heritage Foundation. He is the author or co-author of four books and more than fifty articles. An intelligence officer in the Navy Reserve, he has served at ONI, in Europe, and with Expeditionary Strike Group Five in the Persian Gulf. He is currently writing his doctoral dissertation on Andrew Jackson’s navy.