Stanley D.M. Carpenter, Ph.D.

Professor College of Distance Education
Capt., U.S. Navy
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Capt. Carpenter is professor of the strategy and policy department for the College of Distance Education and homeland security/homeland defense coordinator. His publications include “Military Leadership in the British Civil Wars, 1642-1651: ‘The Genius of this Age;’” “The English Civil War; Resurrection of Antimony;” “Genesis of ANTIMONY;” “Southern Gambit: Cornwallis and the British March to Yorktown;” “Bold but Prudent: Thomas Hinman Moorer” in “Nineteen Gun Salute: Case Studies of Strategic and Operational Naval Leadership in the 20th Century;” and “The Two Ocean Navy Act of 1940: The Impact on American Preparedness for World War II” in “One Hundred Years of U.S. Navy Air Power.”

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil War
  • Cold War
  • Desert Storm
  • Europe
  • Homeland Security
  • JPME
  • Korean War
  • Leadership
  • Maritime History
  • Maritime Strategy
  • Military Theory
  • Revolutionary War
  • Surface Warfare
  • Vietnam War
  • War of 1812
  • WWI
  • WWII


Ph.D., Florida State University, British History

M.Litt., University of St Andrews, British History

B.A., University of North Carolina, History, Honors

C.V. or Resume

Research Contributions and Publications

Awards and Decorations

Navy Commendation Medal
Three Medals

Navy Achievement
Two Achievements

Meritorious Service Medal

Army Commendation Medal

External Memberships and Associations

Naval Order of the United States

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Historical Society

Society for Military History

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