Michael Barker

Associate Professor College of Distance Education
Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps, Retired
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Professor Barker is the Joint Military Operations department head. He originally joined NWC as a Marine Corps Lt. Col. faculty member in 1999 serving as deputy director of the Naval Staff College. In 2005, he became a civilian JMO faculty member in the College of Distance Education.

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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

The Newport Arctic Scholars Initiative 2020: Newport Arctic Seminar

Jan. 22, 2020
8:00 a.m.
Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Chinese Sea Mines Are Threatening the U.S. Navy

Sep. 13, 2019
The National Interest
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