John Gordon IV

John Gordon IV
Titles and Organizations

Instructional Associate Professor

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 an adjunct 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.