Michael Barker, Select One

Lt. Col. (ret.), U.S. Marine Corps

Associate Professor College of Distance Education
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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 teaching ethics

Feb. 08, 2019
News Publication

Maritime Surveillance Systems Workshop

Feb. 12, 2019
8:00 a.m.
McCarty Little Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI

5 Big National Security Predictions for 2019

Dec. 29, 2018
The National Interest
Article Publication

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