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An engaging and inspiring instructor


Wide Ranging Experience

Dr. Deni has taught at the undergraduate, graduate, and senior military service college levels, in North America and Europe.

At the U.S. Army War College, Dr. Deni has taught courses on European Regional Studies, NATO, and Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy. He is also an adjunct professor at the American University's School of International Service in Washington, DC, where he has taught graduate practica on intelligence analysis.

Previously, Dr. Deni taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Heidelberg University, Germany’s oldest university and one of Europe’s premier academic institutions.  His course offerings in Heidelberg included U.S. Foreign Policy, NATO and the U.S. Role in European Security, U.S. Security Policy Since 9/11, and Alliances in International Relations.

What Students Say

"Dr. Deni has been the best instructor I have had at Army War College."

"I learned so much more than I expected, and [Dr. Deni] ensured that the learning objectives were incorporated. Excellent!"

"A very intelligent and learned professor, professional in every respect."

"I learned a great deal from our selection of readings, more from our in-class discussions, and the most from the visible enthusiasm and openness our professor had for this course."

"Engaging, passionate, and clearly well educated on the topics."

"True subject matter expert with a deep knowledge of the focus areas."

"An extremely knowledgeable and engaging instructor."

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