Who’s Who at HAAC – part 3

We have blogged about the work of a few of our presenters at HAAC. Schedule is here: Schedule for the Historical Analysis Annual Conference (HAAC), 27-29 September 2022 – update 7 | Mystics & Statistics (dupuyinstitute.org). Let me flag a few those. This is our third post on this. Probably no more posts on this until we get some more volunteers to do presentations.

1. Dr. Douglas A. Samuelson (InfoLogix, Inc.): Doug Samuelson | FactSpread.  Much experience in national security analytics, including how to estimate the casualties from unexploded land mines, in support of advocacy for the land mines treaty; early warnings about the threat from epidemics and deficiencies in American preparation to respond; dangers from social media.  Long-time columnist (“The ORacle”) and feature writer for OR/MS Today.  He also wrote an obituary for TDI board member John D. Kettelle: In Memoriam — John D. Kettelle Jr. (1925-2012) | ORMS Today (informs.org). He did three presentations at MORS 90th Symposium this year, on pandemics and information warfare: Military Operations Research Society > Home (mors.org)

2. Clinton Reilly (Computer Strategies, Australia): He has guest blogged for us before: Validation of Wargaming Simulation Models – Confusion !! | Mystics & Statistics (dupuyinstitute.org) and is quoted here: U.S. Senate and Model Validation – Comments | Mystics & Statistics (dupuyinstitute.org) and Response 3 (Breakpoints) | Mystics & Statistics (dupuyinstitute.org) and Variable 6: What is the size and capabilities of the Chinese Armed Forces? | Mystics & Statistics (dupuyinstitute.org) and Human Factors In Warfare: Combat Intensity | Mystics & Statistics (dupuyinstitute.org)

3. Joe Follansbee (Col. USA, ret.): President Combat Weapons Developments: https://combatweapons.net/.

4. Dr. Shawn Woodford – former TDI employee. Has made over 300 posts to this blog. Author of two books that we are not allowed to see.

5. Christopher A. Lawrence (me) – President and Executive Director of TDI. Have made 1254 blog posts and currently have five books listed on Amazon: Amazon.com: Christopher A. Lawrence: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle.


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Who’s Who at HAAC – part 1 | Mystics & Statistics (dupuyinstitute.org)

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Christopher A. Lawrence
Christopher A. Lawrence

Christopher A. Lawrence is a professional historian and military analyst. He is the Executive Director and President of The Dupuy Institute, an organization dedicated to scholarly research and objective analysis of historical data related to armed conflict and the resolution of armed conflict. The Dupuy Institute provides independent, historically-based analyses of lessons learned from modern military experience.
Mr. Lawrence was the program manager for the Ardennes Campaign Simulation Data Base, the Kursk Data Base, the Modern Insurgency Spread Sheets and for a number of other smaller combat data bases. He has participated in casualty estimation studies (including estimates for Bosnia and Iraq) and studies of air campaign modeling, enemy prisoner of war capture rates, medium weight armor, urban warfare, situational awareness, counterinsurgency and other subjects for the U.S. Army, the Defense Department, the Joint Staff and the U.S. Air Force. He has also directed a number of studies related to the military impact of banning antipersonnel mines for the Joint Staff, Los Alamos National Laboratories and the Vietnam Veterans of American Foundation.
His published works include papers and monographs for the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment and the Vietnam Veterans of American Foundation, in addition to over 40 articles written for limited-distribution newsletters and over 60 analytical reports prepared for the Defense Department. He is the author of Kursk: The Battle of Prokhorovka (Aberdeen Books, Sheridan, CO., 2015), America’s Modern Wars: Understanding Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam (Casemate Publishers, Philadelphia & Oxford, 2015), War by Numbers: Understanding Conventional Combat (Potomac Books, Lincoln, NE., 2017) , The Battle of Prokhorovka (Stackpole Books, Guilford, CT., 2019), The Battle for Kyiv (Frontline Books, Yorkshire, UK, 2023), Aces at Kursk (Air World, Yorkshire, UK, 2024), Hunting Falcon: The Story of WWI German Ace Hans-Joachim Buddecke (Air World, Yorkshire, UK, 2024) and The Siege of Mariupol (Frontline Books, Yorkshire, UK, 2024).
Mr. Lawrence lives in northern Virginia, near Washington, D.C., with his wife and son.

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