U.S. Military Academy

  • Double-digit increase in reported sexual assaults at military academies

    Reports of unwanted sexual contact increased sharply in the past academic year. The Pentagon believes the spike shows more reporting, not more crimes.

  • Dr. Michael Matthews, Professor, US Military Academy

    The study of the psychology of the enemy, and one’s own force and strategy, is becoming increasingly critical because of the new kinds of threats the country faces. One expert in that field suggests a psychological surge is necessary for the U.S. military to succeed in the future. Dr. Michael Matthews is an engineering psychology professor at the U.S. Military Academy. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained why some people are wrong to consider the term “war psychology” an oxymoron.