James Lewis

Assistant Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
Cmdr., U.S. Navy, Retired
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Biography

Professor Lewis has served in a variety of jobs at the college for over 20 years. A 23-year retired intelligence officer, he served with VS-30, USS Theodore Roosevelt and in a variety of other operational and shore commands. Some of his previous positions include: Deputy Director, Strategic Communications, NWC; Open Source Research Analyst, NWC; Assistant OIC, ONI Detachment Newport, Rhode Island; Navy Operations Group (Deep Blue), Washington; Chief of Space Warfare, Naval Space Command, Dahlgren; CNO Strategic Studies Group, Newport; Assistant Intelligence Officer, USS Theodore Roosevelt. He has an M.A. from the Naval Postgraduate School and a B.A. from Eastern Connecticut State University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Intel

Professional Highlights

2018

Deputy Director, Communications Integration Strategy Office, Naval War College

Provide guidance and overall direction across the College for effectively communicating to key internal and external audiences the work being done at USNWC, and to do so in a manner that ensures consistency across messages and methods of communication.
2008

Open Source Research-Analyst, Naval War College

2004

Assistant OIC, ONI Detachment Newport, RI

2003

Navy Operations Group (Deep Blue), Washington, DC

2001

Chief, Space Warfare, Naval Space Command, Dahlgren, VA

1999

Strategic Studies Group, Newport, RI

1997

Research-Analyst and Wargamer, ONI Detachment, Newport, RI

1996

Asst. Intelligence Officer, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

1992

Counter-Drug Analyst, Field Support Team Leader, Executive Assistant, Atlantic Intelligence Command, Norfolk, VA

1988

Analyst, Operations Officer, Navy Antiterrorist Alert Center (ATAC), Washington, DC

Education

B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University

M.A., Naval Postgraduate School

JPME Phase I, Air Command and Staff College

JPME Phase II, Armed Forces Staff College

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