Michael Barker, Select One

Associate Professor College of Distance Education
Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps, Retired
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Professor Barker joined the NWC military faculty in 1999 as a Lt. Col. in the Marine Corps and served as Deputy Director of the Naval Staff College. In 2005, he joined the civilian Joint Military Operations (JMO) faculty in the College of Distance Education and in 2011 he assumed the position of JMO Department Head.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Operational Warfare

Professional Highlights


Department Head, Joint Military Operations


Professor of Joint Maritime Operations


Deputy Director, Navy Professional Reading Program


Deputy Director, Naval Staff College


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News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on Moral Courage

Jul. 15, 2019
News Publication

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

Do Great Nations Fight Endless Wars? Against the Islamic State, They Might

Feb. 25, 2019
War on the Rocks
Article Publication

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