Noel Foster, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Joint Military Operations Department
Noel Foster faculty photo


Noel Foster joined the U.S. Naval War College's Joint Military Operations Department in September 2022. He received his Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University in 2021 and served as a postdoctoral fellow in emerging technologies and international security with the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and the National Laboratories at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos.

Areas of Expertise

  • Africa
  • Information Operations
  • Military Theory
  • Russia
  • Special Operations
  • Taiwan

Professional Highlights


Began teaching at the U.S. Naval War College

Joined the faculty of the Joint Military Operations Department at the U.S. Naval War College.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellow in Emerging Technologies and International Security, University of California IGCC & National Laboratories at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos.

Ph.D., Princeton University

Conferred Ph.D., Princeton University Department of Politics, September 2021.


Ph.D., Princeton University, Politics

M.A. College of Europe, Bruges, EU, IR and Diplomacy

M.A., Stanford University, Sociology

B.A., Stanford University, Political Science

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