Drawing upon more than 40 years of career experience, Dr. Dan Calvin Boger has excelled at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, since 1979. First joining the prestigious institution as an assistant professor of economics, he ascended to the rank of associate professor in 1985 and then full professor in 1992, a position he continues to hold today. Throughout his lengthy tenure with the school, Dr. Boger also served in myriad management-level capacities, including as chairman of the Department of Command, Control and Communications; chairman of the Department of Computer Science; and chairman of the Department of Information Warfare. With a plethora of expertise in military decision-making, leadership and management, Dr. Boger served as dean of the Division of Computer and Information Sciences from 1997 to 2001 and, since 2002, he has excelled as the founding chairman of the Department of Information Sciences.
Prior to embarking on his career, Dr. Boger enrolled in the University of Rochester, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in management science in 1968. He went on to serve in the U.S. Navy between 1968 and 1975, being discharged at the rank of lieutenant. During his naval tenure, he received a Master of Science in management science from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1969. Subsequently, Dr. Boger also received a Master of Arts in statistics and a Doctor of Philosophy in economics, both from the University of California Berkeley in 1977 and 1979, respectively.
Alongside his primary ventures, Dr. Boger has lent his considerable expertise as a legal and economics consultant for a variety of clients, including the CSX Corporation, for more than 40 years. He also served as the executive director of the National Security Institute from 2008 to 2012, as well as the chairman of the Cyber Academic Group from 2017 to 2019. Demonstrating versatility in his profession, Dr. Boger has further contributed to myriad professional journals and is a former associate editor of such journals as Logistics and Transportation Review, the Journal of Cost Analysis and the Journal of the Transportation Research Forum.
To remain abreast of developments in the field, Dr. Boger has maintained membership with the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, for whom he served as secretary-treasurer from 1987 to 1991. Likewise, he is a longstanding member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the American Statistical Association, the American Economic Association, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is a Flood Fellow of the University of California Berkeley and a grantee of the A.P. Sloan Foundation.