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


Starship Poseidon Summer STEM Camp

Jul. 14, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Naval Station, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Future Belongs to Those Who Show Up—And Act Boldly

Jan. 23, 2019
U.S. Naval Institute Blog
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