Patricia J. Blocksome, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor College of Distance Education
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Dr. Blocksome is an assistant professor for NWC College of Distance Education located at the Naval Postgraduate School. Prior to joining the faculty, she served as an assistant professor at the School of Advanced Military Studies at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. She is an invited instructor at Joint Special Operations University and USAF Special Operations School. She has published in Journal of Human Rights, International Political Science Review, Special Operations Journal, Air Commando Journal, Small Wars Journal, CTX Journal, and Inter Agency Study.

Areas of Expertise

  • Asymmetrical Warfare
  • Civil War
  • COIN
  • Counterterrorism
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Special Operations
  • Terrorism


Ph.D., Kansas State University, Security Studies

News, Media, & Events

VIDEO: 45 Seconds on Stoicism and Leadership

Aug. 19, 2019
News Publication

Rochefort Group Workshop Series: Workshop Two

Aug. 19, 2019
8:00 a.m.
Sims Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Treat Guantanamo Detainees in the United States

May. 21, 2019
Defense One
Article Publication

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