Solomon Major, PhD

Solomon Major, PhD

Name: Solomon Major, PhD

Department of Primary Appointment:
Position: USU Staff
Title: Senior Econometrician, HJF CTR

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Solomon Major currently serves as a Senior Econometrician for CGHE's Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation Division. In this position, Dr. Major develops qualitative and quantitative methods with which CGHE and the wider defense community might assess the policy, health, and security impact of Global Health Engagements (GHEs) and security cooperation engagements. Prior to this, Dr. Major served as an associate professor at the US Naval War College, where he carried out similar assessment-based research and taught in the University's National Security Affairs Department.

Dr. Major received both Doctoral and Master's degrees from Stanford University's Department of Political Science, a Master's from Georgetown's School of Foreign Service and his Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to working at the US Naval War College, Dr. Major held teaching positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Clemson University. Dr. Major has published widely in leading political science and defense journals on international economic sanctions and humanitarian aid and defense-related impact assessment.