Sean J. Carroll

Associate Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
Cmdr., U.S. Navy
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Professor Carroll served as a naval flight officer aboard USS Saratoga (CV 60) and USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Ashore, he taught and advised Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps midshipmen as an assistant professor of naval science at Boston University. As a commander in the U.S. Navy reserve component, he currently serves as the operations officer for a unit that supports NATO Allied Command Transformation. Previously, he served with the U.S. Central Command as a Levant planner, commanding officer of a unit that supports Commander, U.S. Forces Korea and executive officer of the reserve unit for Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. Fourth Fleet.

Areas of Expertise

  • Command and Control
  • HA/DR
  • Iraq
  • Joint Operations
  • Latin America
  • Operational Warfare
  • Syria

Professional Highlights


US Central Command J5 Levant Planner


Associate Professor, Maritime Staff Officers Course (MSOC)


Associate Professor, Joint/Combined Maritime Component Commander Course (JFMCC/CFMCC)


Assistant Professor, Joint/Combined Maritime Component Commander Course (JFMCC/CFMCC)


Commanding Officer, Navy Reserve US Forces Korea Det 102


Executive Officer, Navy Reserve COMUSNAVSO/C4F


M.A., Boston University, 2000, International Relations

B.A., Boston College, 1989, History

Related Credentials

Joint Professional Military Education I, Naval War College

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