Patrick (Pat) Gambrel - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Education & Professional Practice Division
Dr. Patrick Gambrel is a Senior Lecturer for the International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) Program at the Institute for Security Governance (ISG). Dr. Gambrel leads and supports defense acquisition capacity building courses to international military students and civilians through in-country International Military Education and Training (IMET) initiatives and resident courses for multinational audiences in Monterey, California.
Dr. Gambrel served in the same Senior Lecturer role for the IDARM Program for the Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR) prior to the organization's transition to ISG.
Prior to entering government, Dr. Gambrel worked for Pratt & Whitney Military Engines where he was the Deputy Director of International Programs, supporting US security assistance and cooperation initiatives by overseeing the implementation and support of fighter engine programs for international air forces worldwide. He also provided part-time support to the IDARM Program as a Subject Matter Expert on a contract-by-contract basis. In addition, Dr. Gambrel taught graduate-level international business courses for the University of New Haven and Southern New Hampshire University.
Dr. Gambrel holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, an MA and PhD in Business from Nova Southeastern University, and an MA in International Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Program Management Course at the Defense Acquisition University and the Executive Program in Corporate Strategy at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Defense Acquisition
- Defense Logistics
- Ethics & Leadership
- International Negotiations