Timothy T. Urban, Select One

Capt., U.S. Navy

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Biography

A Professor of Strategy and Policy and manager of the CNO’s Professional Reading Program, Tim is a Ph.D. candidate at The Fletcher School with a concentration international security studies and international organizations. In 2011, he reported to the VAW-115 “Liberty Bells” in Japan, serving as the Commanding Officer until July 2013. As a career naval aviator, Tim has over 3,900 flight hours and has served as a Strategy Officer and Branch Chief at USNORTHCOM, a Federal Executive Fellow at the RAND Corporation, and as a flight instructor.

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Warfare
  • Asymmetrical Warfare
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • COIN
  • Counterdrug Operations
  • Counterterrorism
  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign Policy
  • HA/DR
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Latin America
  • Peace Operations
  • Security Cooperation

Professional Highlights

2014

Military Professor, USNWC

2013

Federal Executive Fellow, RAND Corporation

2013

Commanding Officer, VAW-115

2011

Branch Chief, NORAD and USNORTHCOM

2009

Department Head, VAW-117

Education

Ph.D., The Fletcher School at Tufts University, Candidate

M.A., The Fletcher School at Tufts University, Law and Diplomacy

M.A., Air Command and Staff College, Military Operational Art and Sciences

B.S., U.S. Naval Academy, English

News, Media, & Events

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Naval War College holds CPO Pinning Ceremony

Sep. 17, 2018
News Publication
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U.S. Naval War College Graduation: June 2019

Jun. 14, 2019
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Cat-and-mouse game in South China Sea carries new risks

Oct. 10, 2018
The Hill
Article Publication

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