Roberto Pereyra Bordón, Ph.D. - Argentina


Dr. Pereyra Bordón, originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, has a bachelor’s degree in Naval Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Naval University Institute of the Argentine Navy. He holds a Professional Certificate in Human Resources Management from Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, Va., 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 a Senior Professor and Faculty Coordinator. 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 student academic seminars. He is a visiting professor in the Mexican Center for Advanced Naval Studies (CESNAV), Doctoral Program in National Defense and Security. He is invited professor to the U.S.A. National Defense University, Eisenhower School’s Annual National Security Resource Strategy Exercise. He is invited professor to the NATO Defense College. 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.


Dr. Pereyra Bordón is a retired Rear Admiral from the Argentine Navy, after 39 years of service. During his naval career he occupied the following key positions: Naval Attaché at the Argentine Embassy in Washington D.C., where he was selected as the Dean of the Naval Attachés; Argentinian Naval and Defense Attaché in Haiti, Military Representative at the Organization of American States, and Argentinian Delegate at the Inter-American Defense Board. He also served as Chief of Naval Policies and Strategy, Destroyer Squadron Commander, Professor and Chief of Studies in the Naval War College, among others.


He is the recipient of various personal awards and decorations the more significant inlcude: “Honor and Merit Award” for his support for the promotion of hemispheric security, from Haiti; "Legion of Merit" and "Meritorious Service Medal", from 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 in addition to the Silver Medal for the highest grade point average in Communications. He was selected as one of Argentina’s outstanding professionals in 1986. Recently he was selected to receive the Tamandaré Merit Medal.


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