Joseph E. Santos, Select One

Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Military Professor College of Leadership and Ethics
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Biography

Santos is a career submariner with at-sea operational submarine assignments aboard USS Tinosa (SSN 606), USS Miami (SSN 755), USS Virginia (SSN 774) and USS Nevada (SSBN 733). During these tours, Santos conducted deployments to the North Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South America, Pacific and Arabian Gulf, including combat operations in support of operations in Kosovo and Iraq. He has served as a nuclear engineering instructor; a submarine strike officer during the initial stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom; a member of the Joint Staff, J-3, Deputy Directorate for Global Operations; and in the strategy branch of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Naval Warfare Integration Group.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Military Technology
  • National Security
  • Nuclear
  • Submarine Warfare

Professional Highlights

2018

Military Professor, College of Leadership & Ethics, Naval War College

2015

Military Professor, Leadership Concepts, National Security Affairs, Naval War College

2012

Military Professor, Policy Analysis, National Security Affairs, Naval War College

2010

Branch Chief, New Concepts & Innovation, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV N00X)

2009

Student/Gravely Research Scholar, U.S. Naval War College

2007

Executive Officer, USS NEVADA (SSBN 733)

2005

Branch Chief, Strategic Operations Division, J3 Directorate, Joint Staff

Education

M.A., U.S. Naval War College, National Security Affairs

Graduate Studies, University of Rhode Island, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mechanical Engineering w/ Interest in Nuclear Engineering

Awards and Decorations

2015 Ichabod Washburn Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

External Memberships and Associations

Appalachian Mountain Club
Member

Leadership Rhode Island
Member

Naval War College Foundation
Member

Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
Member

United States Naval Institute
Member

Segue Institute for Learning
Board of Directors

Starship Poseidon STEM Program
Director

News, Media, & Events

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Brass Quintet at 35th Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony

Oct. 23, 2018
10:00 a.m.
870 E Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
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The Corridor of Power

Oct. 17, 2018
The Interpreter
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