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Roberto Pereyra Bordón, Ph.D. - Argentina

Professor and Faculty Coordinator

Dr. Pereyra Bordón, originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, has a bachelor’s degree in Naval Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He holds a Professional Certificate in Human Resources Management from Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, VA., USA. He holds also, an Executive Certificate in Leadership and Strategy in Cybersecurity from Florida International University, FL., USA and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Dr. Pereyra Bordón serves as a member of the Inter-American Defense College’s permanent faculty where he is the Senior Professor and Faculty Coordinator. The core academic courses developed and taught at IADC include Fundamentals for Hemispheric Defense and Security, Strategic Thinking for Hemispheric Defense and Security, and Hemispheric Defense and Security Policy. He also provides instructional and advisory support for targeted study trips, visits, and academic student seminars.

 

He was a guest professor the NATO Defense College, Senior Course; University of La Plata, Argentina, Master in Strategic Intelligence; and Senior War College of Colombia, Senior Course. He was a visiting professor for the Mexican Center for Advanced Naval Studies (CESNAV), Doctoral Program in National Defense and Security; visiting professor to the United States’ National Defense University, Eisenhower School’s Annual National Security Resource Strategy Exercise. He was Assistant Professor and later a full Professor in the Crisis Simulation Course of the Universidad del Salvador’s Master’s Degree Program in International Relations. He has also served as a guest lecturer in the US Southern Command’s Course on Latin America and a visiting professor during the Force and Diplomacy Course held at the National Defense University, Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Virginia. He was facilitator during the First Workshop about the White Paper of Haiti, and advisor about Defense and Security.

 

Dr. Pereyra Bordón retired as a Rear Admiral from the Argentine Navy, after close to 40 years of service. During his naval career, he occupied the following key positions: Chief of Naval Policies and Strategy, Naval Attaché at the Argentine Embassy in Washington D.C., where he was selected as the Dean of the Naval Attachés; Military Representative at the Organization of American States, and Argentinian Delegate at the Inter-American Defense Board. He also served as, Destroyer Squadron Commander, Professor and Chief of Studies in the Naval War College, Aide of the Argentine CNO, among others. He had the opportunity to serve as a Commanding Officer five times.

 

He is the recipient of various personal awards and decorations the more significant include: He was selected as one of Argentina’s outstanding professionals in 1986 and won a study trip to Japan. "Legion of Merit" and “Meritorious Service Medal", from the United States; “Special Medal and Ribbon with a Gold Star” from the Inter-American Defense Board. Dr. Pereyra Bordón received his Doctorate Degree with Distinction. A Gold Medal Award, in Systems Analysis, and Gold Medal and Special Award from the State of Buenos Aires for receiving the highest grade point average from the Naval Officers School. He received also the Silver Medal for the highest grade point average in Communications. For his duties as a Dean of Naval Attachés in the United States, he received recognitions for his leadership from the US Navy International Program Office. As a professor, he received several recognitions: from Haiti he received the “Honor and Merit Award” for his support for the promotion of hemispheric security and from Brazil he received the Tamandaré Merit Medal, the Brazilian Army Award and the Order of Merit Aeronautics in the Comendador rank.

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