Dr. Ernest “Doc” Gunasekara-Rockwell

Founder Director

Dr. Ernest Gunasekara-Rockwell serves as the editor in chief of the Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs and is the founder of the Consortium of Indo-Pacific Researchers. He served as the Director till March 2022. Prior to standing up the journal, he was the acting director and managing editor of Air University Press and the acting dean of the Air Force Research Institute. Earlier, he served as a human intelligence collector and Korean linguist for the US Army. He has taught at various institutions of higher learning in the United States and was an assistant professor in the Technology Integration Division at the Defense Language Institute–Foreign Language Center. You can discover the Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs at www.airuniversity.af.edu/JIPA/ or listen to the Indo-Pacific Affairs Podcast on Spotify or on Apple Podcasts. You can connect with Doc on LinkedIn or follow his Journal’s official Twitter account at the handle @Journal_INDOPAC.