Constantine P. Danopoulos is Professor of Political Science and President’s Scholar at San José State University. He served as department chair and received the Warburton Award for Excellence in Research. In addition he has been a visiting scholar at the University of Paris, Belgrano University, as well as other institutions of higher learning in South Korea and elsewhere. A former Fulbright Scholar to Greece, he has authored or edited eleven books and over seventy journal articles and book chapters on national security, civil-military relations, bureaucracy, poverty, democratic consolidation, and the quality of democracy. His work has been published in Armed Forces and Society, Political Science Quarterly, West European Politics, Mediterranean Quarterly, and Third World Quarterly. He was an election observer in Bosnia and has served as president of the Research Committee on Armed Forces and Society of the International Political Science Association and as editor of the Journal of Political and Military Sociology.