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Faculty

Douglas Alan Brook
Visiting Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy

Areas of Expertise

Education

Ph.D., George Mason University (2001)
M.P.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1967)
A.B., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1965)

Bio

Douglas A. Brook is Visiting Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. He is also Emeritus Professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. At NPS he was Dean of the Graduate School of Business & Public Policy, Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Center for Defense Management Research. 

Brook has served in four presidentially-appointed positions. While on leave from NPS he served a 14-month tour in the Pentagon serving first as Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller) and later as Acting Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer. From 1990 to 1992 he served as Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management).  In 1992 he was Acting Director of the U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Brook holds a B.A. degree in political science and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Michigan. In 2001 he earned his Ph.D. in Public Policy at George Mason University. 

 He and his wife, Mariana, reside in Elon, N.C.

Representative Publications

Leading Change in Public Organizations Public Administration Review (11/2016)
Audited Financial Statements in the US Federal Government: The Question of Policy and Management Utility Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management (01/2013)
Budgeting for National Security: A Whole of Government Perspective Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management (01/2012)

Selected Grants

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