Donald W. Chisholm, Ph.D.

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.

Contact Information

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


VIDEO: 45 Seconds on Doing Something Worthwhile

Jun. 24, 2019
News Publication

Maritime Irregular Warfare Workshop

Jun. 25, 2019
9:00 a.m.
Mahan Reading Room, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Improving Japan-ROK-U.S. Military Cooperation on North Korea: A Tough Road Ahead

Apr. 30, 2019
Council on Foreign Relations
Article Publication

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