Sean J. Carroll, Select One

Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Associate Professor College of Maritime Operational Warfare
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Prof. Carroll served as an E-2C Hawkeye naval flight officer with Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 125 (VAW-125), deploying aboard USS Saratoga (CV 60) and USS Enterprise (CVN 65). For shore duty, he taught and advised Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps midshipman as an assistant professor of Naval Science at Boston University. As a commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve Component, he is currently mobilized to U.S. Central Command as a Levant Planner. Previous service included 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

News, Media, & Events


U.S. Naval War College Graduation: June 2019

Jun. 14, 2019
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Dominate the Information Domain: Synchronize Strategy and Cyber Efforts

Oct. 15, 2018
Cyber Dominance: Controlling Your Fate in Cyberspace
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