Thomas E. Mangold Jr.

Dean International Programs
Capt., U.S. Navy, Retired
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Professor Mangold was educated at Harvard University (BA, MPA), and commissioned through Officer Candidate School. Most of his thirty-year naval career was spent at sea as a Surface Warfare Officer, serving onboard various small combatants, ultimately commanding USS RODNEY M. DAVIS (FFG-60). Ashore, he worked in a wide variety of staff billets in the Pentagon, and served as Naval Attaché to the People’s Republic of China. Professor Mangold retired from active duty at the rank of Captain in April 2012.

Areas of Expertise

  • Surface Warfare

Professional Highlights


Dean of International Programs and Maritime Security Cooperation


Director, Navy Special Projects


M.P.A., Harvard University

B.A., Harvard Univeristy

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