Thomas J. Gibbons, Ed.D.

Associate Provost Office of the Provost
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Dr. Tom Gibbons, a retired U.S. Army Colonel, is currently the Associate Provost at the U.S. Naval War College. Prior to his military retirement, he was the Senior Army Advisor and worked in the Joint Military Operations Department. Dr. Gibbons served on active duty in the U.S. Army for 29 years. His teaching interests include leadership and ethics and he has taught the elective course “Foundations of Moral Obligation” to resident students. His research interests include college honor codes, influences on ethical behavior, and assessment in higher education.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics
  • JPME
  • Leadership

Professional Highlights


Associate Provost


Associate Professor


Senior Army Advisor


Ed.D., Johnson & Wales University

M.A., US Naval War College

M.S., George Washington University

B.S., US Military Academy

Related Credentials

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Research Contributions and Publications

Other Honors

Johnson & Wales University Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership 
2007 Clifton J. Boyle Dissertation of the Year Award

Johnson & Wales University 
2011 Honoree of the Alan Shawn Feinstein Graduate School

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2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Education Achievement

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