John E. Jackson, Select One

Professor College of Distance Education
CAPT, U.S. Navy, Retired
John Jackson Photo

Biography

Professor Jackson has served at NWC for more than 20 years, teaching in the areas of national security decision-making, logistics, and unmanned and robotic systems. He holds the E.A. Sperry Chair of Unmanned and Robotic Systems and lectures frequently. His latest book “One Nation, Under Drones" was published by the U.S. Naval Institute in December 2018. He is the program manager for the Chief of Naval Operation's professional reading program. Additionally, he serves on the President's Action Group and as chairman of the 9-11 Memorial Committee. A retired Navy Captain, he served in supply and logistics assignments both afloat and ashore retiring in 1998 after 27 years of active service.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • UAVs/Drones

Professional Highlights

2017

Program Manager, CNO Reading Program

Manages the Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program (CNO-PRP) providing a comprehensive list of quality books designed to improve the professionalism of the Navy across all ranks and grade levels.
2017

Professor of Unmanned Systems

Teaches the elective course entitled "Unmanned Systems and Conflict in the 21st Century. This course provides students with broad exposure to current and projected unmanned and robotic systems in use with the Department of defense and in the civil sector.

Education

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, Salve Regina University, 1997

Diploma, Harvard University, 1997, Management Development Program

M.S., Salve Regina University, 1983, Management

Diploma, Naval War College, College of Naval Command and Staff, 1983

M.E., Providence College, 1976, Guidance and Counseling

Bachelor of University Studies, University of New Mexico, 1971

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Awards and Decorations

Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award
June 2003

U.S. Navy Legion of Merit
1998

External Memberships and Associations

U.S. Naval War College Foundation

U.S. Naval Institute

Navy League of the United States

Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International

Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research

News, Media, & Events

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Lectures of Opportunity: "U.S. Air Force Foreign Material Program"

May. 17, 2019
12:00 p.m.
McCarty Little Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Episode 479: John Jackson: One Nation Under Drones, with John Jackson

Mar. 10, 2019
Blog Talk Radio
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