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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Brandon Archuleta

M.P.Aff., International Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, 2014, B.S., American Politics, United States Military Academy at West Point, 2006

Ph.D. Candidate
Brandon Archuleta


Brandon J. Archuleta is an active duty Army officer and Instructor of American Politics in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy, West Point. He is a Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) at the University of Texas at Austin and a National Security Fellow with the William P. Clements, Jr. Center for History, Strategy, and Statecraft.

Commissioned as a field artillery officer in 2006, Brandon has served in various staff and command positions in both Iraq (2007-2008) and Afghanistan (2009-2010). His forthcoming dissertation is titled, "The Military Pension Promise: Autonomous Policy Subsystems, Blue Ribbon Defense Commissions, and the Twenty-First Century All-Volunteer Force."

Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science in American Politics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Public Affairs in International Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin.


Defense Policy, National Security Policy, American Grand Strategy, U.S. Foreign Policy, Diplomatic History, and Veterans' Policy
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