Mark Gaspar

Associate Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Master of International Policy and Practice, George Washington University
  • MBA, Canisius College  
  • BA degree in Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
  • Program Management Level I, Defense Acquisition University

Professor Mark Gaspar teaches international and global business, operations management, strategy, project management, and policy analysis.

Previously, Professor Gaspar served as part-time faculty at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, Ohio State University’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs, and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

Mr. Gaspar began his career in refractory metallurgy and held positions in engineering, factory operations, and program management. He conducted business development in 18 countries, developing products and proposals for a wide range of military and security systems. With over 38 years of experience the aerospace and defense industry, he is an expert in engineering, production operations, project management, business development, and contracting for naval, airborne, and land-based combat and security systems. In his final assignment as director of maritime systems of Lockheed Martin’s Washington operations, his responsibilities included strategic planning, customer relations, and legislative affairs.

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Teaching at Cairn since 2015.

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