Dayne E. Nix, Ph.D.

Cmdr. (ret.), U.S. Navy

Professor College of Distance Education
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Biography

Dayne E. Nix is the son of a U.S. Marine and was born at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. He is married with four children and 10 grandchildren. He served in the Marine Corps from 1974 - 1979, and the U.S. Navy from 1983-2008. He is a retired U.S. Navy chaplain and served worldwide in Navy and Marine Corps assignments. Dr. Nix maintains an interest in the intersection of religion, security and international relations His current scholarly interests focus on the ways nation state's leverage religion to accomplish strategic ends, particularly during the First World War and the Soviet-Afghan conflict of 1979-1989.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics
  • India
  • Islamic Studies
  • Pakistan

Education

Ph.D., Salve Regina University, 2007, Humanities

M.A.,Naval War College, 2004, National Security Affairs, with distinction

Th.M. Duke University, 1993

M. Div., Denver Seminary, 1983

B.A. University of Colorado, 1974, International Affairs

News, Media, & Events

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Former Naval War College president passes away

Jan. 19, 2018
News Publication
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Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Blue Hair in Gray Zone

Jan. 10, 2018
War on the Rocks
Article Publication

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