Dr. Joe L. Hogler is a Lecturer with the Bush School’s graduate Certificate in Homeland Security and Certificate in Advanced International Affairs. He is currently a Lead Associate with the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, where he serves as a Country Program Coordinator in support of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency’s Institute for Security Governance (ISG), primarily focusing on defense institutional capacity building initiatives in Ethiopia and Hungary. Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton, Dr. Hogler was an adjunct Senior Political Scientist at the Rand Corporation from 2006 to 2017. In 2018, he was posted to the Islamic Counterterrorism Center in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and prior to that, he served as a Senior Foreign Assistance Advisor and Senior Strategy and Planning Advisor to the U.S. Department of State on international narcotics control and law enforcement policy and planning in Guatemala.
Dr. Hogler is a former U.S. Air Force Colonel, having served as a Strategic Planner for the War on Terror from 2002 to 2003 and as Director of the Joint Staff’s Office for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction. He has coauthored monographs, book chapters, and journal articles on a wide range of international relations topics, including Cost-Benefit Assessments of Department of Defense Efforts to Build Partner Capacity (RAND, 2014), Understanding Country Planning: A Guide for Air Force Component Planners (RAND, 2012), “U.S.-Russia Relations: Is There Enough Common Ground for a New Phase?” in Russia and European Security (Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Republic of Letters Press, 2012), Assessing the Effectiveness of the International Counterproliferation Program (RAND, 2011), Developing an Assessment Framework for U.S. Air Force Building Partnerships Programs (RAND, 2010), Department of Defense Training for Operations with Interagency, Multinational, and Coalition Partners (RAND, 2008), and “Building Partner Capacity for Combating WMD” (Joint Force Quarterly, July 2006). Dr. Hogler served as an Advisor to the Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, on nuclear arms control issues and also commanded the Western Space Launch and Test Range at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. He has developed and led studies on emerging national security issues as well as provided analysis and advice on arms control, counterproliferation, combating WMD, and security cooperation for Science Applications International Corporation from 2006 to 2011.
Dr. Hogler has a PhD in international relations from the University of Kent at Canterbury, England, and is a graduate of the Bush School’s Certificate in Advanced International Affairs program. He currently teaches PSAA 651: Homeland Security and Homeland Defense and PSAA 657: Terrorism in Today’s World.