Richard James Norton, Ph.D.

Cmdr. (ret.), U.S. Navy

Professor National Security Affairs
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Biography

Dr. Rick Norton is a graduate of Tulane University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He is also a retired United States Navy commander. While in the Navy, he served extensively at sea on cruisers and destroyers, as well as shore tours in the Navy’s Office of Legislative Affairs and the Navy Staff. Dr. Norton is an authority on ‘Decision Making’. His regional areas of expertise include Africa and South America. His work on the concept of “feral cities” is considered groundbreaking.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Africa
  • Ethics
  • International Relations
  • Maritime History
  • Piracy
  • Surface Warfare
  • WWII

News, Media, & Events

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Second Annual Future Warfighting Symposium

Aug. 14, 2018
News Publication
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Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Workshop: August 2018

Aug. 16, 2018
8:00 a.m.
Brown University, Providence, RI 02912
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The Secret Sauce to Innovate in the Military: Make Doubt and Failure Fun

Jul. 25, 2018
The National Interest
Article Publication

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