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About Douglas A. Brook

Doug Brook is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Center for Defense Management Research in the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy at the Naval Postgraduate School. He served as Dean of of the NPS Business School from 2002 until 2005. Dr. Brook teaches Defense Budgeting and Financial Management Policy. His current research interests focus on budgets, financial reporting and management reform in the Federal Government and the Department of Defense.
Previously, Professor Brook has served as Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management), Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller), Acting Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and as Acting Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.


Present Director, Center for Defense Management Reform, The Naval Postgraduate School
Present Professor of Public Policy, The Naval Postgraduate School

Research Interests

Public Sector Management Reform, Civil Service, Public Budgeting and Financial Management, and Trade Policy

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Honors and Awards

  • Fellow -- National Academy of Public Administration
  • Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Award -- George Mason University School of Public Policy


  • Defense Budgeting and Financial Management Policy
  • Problem Analysis and Ethical Dilemmas

Contact Information

320 Ingersoll Hall
555 Dyer Road
Monterey, CA 93950
831-656-2253 (fsx)


Articles (6)

Books (1)

Contributions to Books (1)

Other (2)