John Gordon IV

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Titles and Organizations

Adjunct Faculty
Schar School of Policy and Government

Contact Information
Mason Square, Van Metre Hall
Phone: 703-413-1100, ext 5269
Fax: 703-413-8111


After 20 years in the U.S. Army, John Gordon joined the RAND Corporation where he is a senior policy researcher. He has led or participated in RAND research projects for the governments of the United Kingdom, Sweden, Italy, and Germany.

Gordon received a PhD in public policy from the Schar School of Policy and Government. He teaches graduate-level courses on counterinsurgency and military operations and strategy in the Schar School's international security master’s program.