BC

Brad Carson

Associate Professor
Unit: Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Department: Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy
Office location and address
235 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
LPPS 3240: Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Credits: 3
Explores the various ways our federal government, primarily the DoJ & the FBI, have responded to the threat of terrorism, in the US & abroad. The modern terrorist threat, electronic surveillance authorities, US detention authority, terrorist debriefing, cooperating witnesses in terrorism cases, enhanced interrogation techniques, the differences between the intelligence & law enforcement approaches and other topics will be covered.
LPPS 3340: H4D: Defense Innovation and Problem-Solving
Credits: 3
Hacking for DoD Innovation offers students the opportunity to work directly w/ the US Department of Defense (DoD). Student teams are provided real-world national security problems sourced from DoD agencies. Through stakeholder interviews & engagements, student teams develop a solution that addresses the actual needs of their DoD problem sponsor. Course is taught by Brad Carson, former congressman from Oklahoma & Under Secretary of the Army.
LPPP 3559: New Course in Public Policy and Leadership
Credits: 3
Investigates a selected issue in public policy or leadership.
LPPP 4559: New Course in Public Policy and Leadership
Credits: 3
Investigates a selected issue in public policy or leadership.
LPPP 4991: Capstone Seminar
Credits: 3
Students will produce a report providing an analysis of the problem, the policy options available, and their action recommendations. Students will improve their ability to work in teams and hone their written and oral presentation skills.
LPPP 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent study in the field of public policy and leadership.
LPPP 6500: Topics in Public Policy
Credits: 1
Investigates a selected issue in public policy or leadership.
LPPS 7300: Principles of Foreign Policy Assessment
Credits: 3
Course explores historical & contemporary approaches to the measurement of military & economic capabilities. Capabilities are informed by the cultural, organizational, & bureaucratic context that shapes how states perceive, draw on, & apply them. Class brings these strands together through case studies illustrating the principles of net assessment.
LPPP 7559: New Course in Public Policy and Leadership
Credits: 3
Investigates a selected issue in public policy or leadership.
LPPP 7993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Student will perform independent projects under close faculty supervision.