Author Biography

Robert J. Bunker is the Director of Research and Analysis of C/O Futures, LLC and a managing partner and a Senior Fellow, Small Wars Journal—El Centro. An international security and counterterrorism professional and a nonstate warfare scholar, he was Futurist in Residence at the Behavioral Science Unit (BSU) at the Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy in Quantico, VA, Minerva Chair at the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) of the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, PA, and has taught at American Military University, California State University San Bernardino, Claremont Graduate University, and the University of Southern California. Dr. Bunker holds degrees in the fields of history, anthropology-geography, social science, behavioral science, government, and political science and has trained extensively in counterterrorism and counternarcotics. He has also delivered hundreds of presentations—including U.S. congressional testimony—with well over 500 publications across various fields and formats. He can be reached at docbunker@cofutures.net, @DocBunker.



Subject Area Keywords

Armed groups, Gangs and criminal organizations, Irregular warfare, Nonstate actors, Stability operations