William S. Murray
Director- Halsey Bravo
Strategic & Operational Research
William S. Murray is an associate research professor and the Director of the Halsey Bravo research effort in the Strategic and Operational Research Department of the United States Naval War College's Center for Naval Warfare Studies. He joined the navy in 1983 immediately after graduating Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Professor Murray served on, and qualified to command nuclear powered submarines. In 1994 he received a Master of Arts degree from the United States Naval War College. Prof. Murray has served on the Operations staff at the United States Strategic Command, and as a member of the faculty of the Naval War College's Strategic Research Department. He retired from the Navy with the rank of Lieutenant Commander in 2003.
He is the co-editor of the United States Naval Institute books China’s New Nuclear Submarine Force and China’s Energy Strategy; The Impact on Beijing’s Maritime Policies. He has published articles in International Security, the U.S. Army War College Parameters, the journal Comparative Strategy, the United States Naval Institute's Proceedings, Jane's Intelligence Review, Undersea Warfare, and the US Naval War College Review.
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