Patricia J. Blocksome, Ph.D.

Select Any

Assistant Professor College of Distance Education
Patricia J Blocksome Profile Image


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


Lectures of Opportunity: "Afghanistan: Remembering the Long, Long War We Would Rather Forget"

Mar. 22, 2019
12:00 p.m.
Conolly Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

What World War I Tells Us About a China-Japan War Today

Nov. 24, 2018
The National Interest
Article Publication

Material and external links contained herein are made available for the purpose of peer review and discussion and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Naval War College, Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense.