Donald W. Chisholm, Ph.D.

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Professor Joint Military Operations Department
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Joined the Naval War College Joint Military Operations Department in June 2000 after some years teaching in public research universities.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Afghanistan
  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Asymmetrical Warfare
  • COIN
  • Korean War
  • WWII

Professional Highlights


Stephen B. Luce Professor of Naval Strategy




Ph.D, University of California, 1984

M.A., University of California, 1977

A.B., University of California, 1975

Awards and Decorations

Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award

Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award

News, Media, & Events


U.S. Naval War College Graduation: November 2018

Nov. 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Year of the Gray Wolf: The Rise of Turkey’s New Ultranationalism

Jul. 16, 2018
War On The Rocks
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