Tyler P. McKnight

Military Professor Wargaming Department
Lt. Cmdr., U.S. Navy
Tyler P. McKnight faculty photo


Lt. Cmdr. Tyler McKnight received his commission in 2006 through the NROTC program at Villanova University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. After completing his flight training, he was designated a naval aviator in August 2008. Lt. Cmdr. McKnight is also a graduate of the University of San Diego where he earned a Master of Arts in International Relations in 2015. He is currently assigned to the Wargaming Department.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • International Relations

Professional Highlights


Squadron Department Head

Squadron Department Head at HSC-7 2018-2020

Mini Boss

Mini Boss at LHD-1 2015-2017

Instructor Pilot

Instructor Pilot at HSC-3 for the MH-60S/SH-60F/HH-60H 2012-2015

Naval Aviator

Naval Aviator at HS-5 2009-2012


M.A., University of San Diego, International Relations

B.A., Villanova University, Political Science

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