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CASI has offices at Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL. and at National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington D.C..

Brendan Mulvaney

Dr. Brendan Mulvaney

Brendan Mulvaney is the Director of the China Aerospace Studies Institute. Dr. Mulvaney served as a Marine for a quarter of a century, where he flew more than 2000 hours as a AH-1W Cobra pilot, and was an Olmsted Scholar in Shanghai, China. He served at Camp Pendleton, CA; in China as an Olmsted Scholar at Fudan University, where he earned his Ph.D. in International Relations; in Iraq; in Washington D.C. as the inaugural Director of the Commandant of the Marine Corps' Red Team, and most recently at U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis where he was the Associate Chair for Languages and Cultures and taught Chinese language and culture.

Lt Col Dustin Burleson

  Lt Col Dustin Burleson is the Deputy Director for CASI


Roderick Lee

Roderick Lee is the Director of Research at the Air University’s China Aerospace Studies Institute (CASI). Prior to joining CASI, he served as an analyst with the United States Navy covering Chinese naval forces. He earned his Master of Arts degree from The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.





The following positions are currently open: 
     CASI Director of Education (forthcoming) (GS-13=4) Maxwell AFB
     CASI Senior Researcher (GS-13) Maxwell, AFB  
     CASI Researcher (GS-12) Maxwell AFB (reviewing applicants).

Please click here for information on applying