Robert Haffa

Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Bob Haffa is a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.

Prior to joining CSBA in 2011, Dr. Haffa directed the Northrop Grumman Analysis Center, having joined Northrop after retiring from the U.S. Air Force as a colonel. His Air Force career included a combat tour in Vietnam in RF-4C aircraft, F-4D/E squadron and wing assignments in England and Korea, teaching political science at the U.S. Air Force Academy where he served as professor and acting department head, and a tour with the Air Staff in the Pentagon as Chief of the Long Range Planning Division and Director of the Operations Group supporting the Air Force Chief of Staff.

At Northrop Grumman, Dr. Haffa’s work included analyses of U.S. military strategy, force planning, programming, and wargaming for the business sectors of the company, as well as the development of corporate strategic planning scenarios.

Dr. Haffa is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.


B.S. in International Affairs
U.S. Air Force Academy

M.A. in Political Science
Georgetown University

M.S. in Management
University of Arkansas

Ph.D. in Political Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology