Bruce A. Elleman
Professor of Maritime History
Bruce Allen Elleman received his B.A. degree from UC Berkeley in 1982, M.A. and Harriman Institute Certificate at Columbia University in 1984, followed by the M.Phil. in 1987, East Asian Certificate in 1988, and Ph.D. in 1993. In addition, he completed the M.Sc. in International History at the London School of Economics in 1985, and the Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies (with Distinction) at the U.S. Naval War College in 2004.
He is Research Professor in the Maritime History Department, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, U.S. Naval War College, with fifteen publications, including Naval Power and Expeditionary Wars: Peripheral Campaigns and New Theatres of Naval Warfare, edited, with S.C.M. Paine (Routledge, 2010); Nineteen Gun Salute: Case Studies of Operational, Strategic, and Diplomatic Naval Leadership during the 20th and Early 21st Centuries, edited, with John B. Hattendorf (NWC Press, 2010); Piracy and Maritime Crime: Historical and Modern Case Studies, edited, with Andrew Forbes and David Rosenberg (NWC Press, Newport Paper 35, 2010); Manchurian Railways and the Opening of China: An International History, edited, with Stephen Kotkin (M.E. Sharpe, 2010); Modern China: Continuity and Change 1644 to the Present, textbook, co-authored with S.C.M. Paine (Prentice-Hall, 2010); Moscow and the Emergence of Communist Power in China, 1925-30: The Nanchang Uprising and the Birth of the Red Army (Routledge, 2009); Naval Coalition Warfare: From the Napoleonic War to Operation Iraqi Freedom, edited, with S.C.M. Paine (Routledge, 2008); Waves of Hope: The U.S. Navy’s Response to the Tsunami in Northern Indonesia (NWC Press, Newport Paper 28, 2007); Japanese-American Civilian Prisoner Exchanges and Detention Camps, 1941-45 (Routledge, 2006); Naval Blockades and Seapower: Strategies and Counter-strategies, 1805-2005, edited, with S.C.M. Paine (Routledge, 2006); Naval Mutinies of the Twentieth Century: An International Perspective, edited, with Christopher Bell (Frank Cass, 2003); Wilson and China: A Revised History of the Shandong Question (M.E.Sharpe, 2002); Modern Chinese Warfare, 1795-1989 (Routledge, 2001); Mongolia in the Twentieth Century: Landlocked Cosmopolitan, edited, with Stephen Kotkin (M. E. Sharpe, 1999); and Diplomacy and Deception: The Secret History of Sino-Soviet Diplomatic Relations, 1917-1927 (M. E. Sharpe, 1997). Several of Dr. Elleman’s books have been translated into foreign languages, including a Chinese translation of Modern Chinese Warfare under the title Jindai Zhongguo de junshi yu zhanzheng (Taipei: Elite Press, 2002), and a Czech translation of the Naval Mutiny book: Námořní vzpoury ve dvacátém století: mezinárodní souvislosti (Prague: BBart, 2004).