North American Defense and Security Academic Alliance


Academic institutions with Homeland Defense, Security and Emergency Response related programs are invited to partner with NORAD and USNORTHCOM via the North American Defense and Security Academic Alliance (NADSAA). NADSAA is dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas for defense, security, and emergency preparedness of North America through robust research efforts, internship opportunities, and partnering activities.


Membership requires no formal process other than a verbal commitment expressing a willingness to participate.  If your academic institution is interested in becoming a member of NADSAA, please contact us.



NADSAA Points of Contact

Dr. Ed Campbell

NADSAA Program Manager


Phone: 719-554-9059 (DSN 312-692-9059)

Ms. Lauren Schindler

NADSAA Program Coordinator


Phone: 719-554-6357 (DSN 312-692-6357)

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