Samantha Alisha Taylor, Ph.D.

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Fellow National Security Affairs
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Dr. Taylor is a native of South Carolina. She received her Bachelors from Lander University in SC, Masters from East Tennessee State University in TN, and Ph.D from University of Southern Mississippi in US history with a specialization in US Diplomatic and Military history. Dr. Taylor's research also focuses on American and European cultural history, and she has participated in professional conferences on her research.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Diplomacy
  • Europe
  • Foreign Policy
  • National Security

Professional Highlights


Postdoctoral Fellow of National Security Affairs


McCain Dissertation Fellow


Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

M.A., East Tennessee State University

B.S., Lander University

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External Memberships and Associations

Society of Military Historians

Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations

Dale Center of War & Society

News, Media, & Events


Former Naval War College president passes away

Jan. 19, 2018
News Publication

Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Blue Hair in Gray Zone

Jan. 10, 2018
War on the Rocks
Article Publication

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