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Fred P. Drake
Halligan Hall Room 239
DSN 756-3003

Associate Chair

David F. Overton
Associate Professor/
Dept Head
Joint Maritime Operations
Halligan Hall Room 273

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R. Mitchell Brown III
Professor (1999), CDR USN (ret)
MA, Naval Postgraduate School, (1980) C&S Naval War College (2002); M.A., Naval Postgraduate School, (1980); MBA Wharton (University of Pennsylvania) (1976); B.S., U.S. Naval Academy (1968)

Dayne E. Nix
Professor (2009)
Ph.D., Salve Regina University (2007); M.A., Naval War College (2004); Th.M., Duke University (1993); M.Div., Denver Seminary (1983); B.A., University of Colorado (1974).

Michael W. Jones
Professor (2000), CDR USNR
Ph.D., Florida State University (2004); M.S., B.A., University of New Orleans (1993)

Samuel Helfont
Assistant Professor (2018)
PhD, Princeton University; MA, Princeton University; MA, Tel Aviv University (Israel); BA, University of Maryland

Jonathan E. Czarnecki
Professor (2001)
Ph.D., M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo COL USA, ARNG (ret); Ph.D., M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo (1979, 1976); B.S. Clarkson University (1970)

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Professor Jon Czarnecki has taught Joint Maritime Operations for thirteen years in the U.S. Naval War College program at the Naval Postgraduate School. Read more

James Adams
Associate Professor (2019), COL USA (Ret.)
M.S. National War College (2009); B.S. Business Administration, University of Tennessee, Martin (1984)

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James Adams joined the JMO faculty in 2019 after retiring with over 29 years of service in the United States Army as an Armor officer. After retirement, James worked with the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, U.S. Department of State for 4 years. Read more

David F. Overton
Professor (2007); LtCol USMC (ret);
M.S., Naval Postgraduate School (2003); B.S., East Carolina University (1994)