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: June 2019

Jun. 14, 2019
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Dominate the Information Domain: Synchronize Strategy and Cyber Efforts

Oct. 15, 2018
Cyber Dominance: Controlling Your Fate in Cyberspace
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