Mark Checchia has a BA from the University of Notre Dame, an MS in Strategic Studies from the National War College, and graduate studies in public policy at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.
M.S. in National Security Strategy, National Defense University, (1998)
His areas of special research have been the causes of war, security in conflict areas esp. Afghanistan, international policy, and American politics. He has extensive experience in the US Government, in the US Defense Department, and NATO.