Paul N. Stockton
Senior Research Scholar, Stanford University
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs
Paul N. Stockton was nominated by President Barack Obama to be the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs in 2009. Stockton served as Director of the Center for Civil-Military Relations until 2000.In 2000, he then founded and served as the acting dean of the School of International Graduate Studies. Assistant Secretary Stockton served as Director, Center for Homeland Defense and Security until 2006. Prior to his confirmation, Assistant Secretary Stockton was a senior research scholar at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation. Assistant Secretary Stockton is co-editor of Homeland Security, a graduate text to be published by Oxford University Press and Reconstituting America's Defense: America's New National Security Strategy (1992).