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HERITAGE CHAIR CURRENT EVENTS

2016-2017 Academic Year - Professor Nicolas A. Lambert

Education
D.Phil. Modern History, Worcester College, University of Oxford (September 1989-April 1992)
o Supervisors: Sir Michael Howard; Robert O’Neill.
o Dissertation (unpublished): “The Influence of the Submarine upon Naval Strategy, 1896–1914”— a comparative study that examined relationships among government, naval administration, and high-technology industries connected with the development of the submarine in Britain, France and United States.

M.A. Economics and History, Worcester College, University of Oxford (June 1992)

B.A. Double major in Economics, and History, Worcester College, University of Oxford
(September 1986-May 1989)
o Tutors: Charles Feinstein and G. H. LeMay
o Awarded University History (Arnold) Prize in final examinations


Recent Academic Employment
Affiliate Professor, University of Maryland at College Park (August 2013 to January 2014)
Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland at College Park (Spring 2012)
Instructor, University of Pennsylvania (Spring 2012)
Fellow, International Assessment and Strategy Center (2011–2012)
o Member of interdisciplinary team drawn from University of Pennsylvania and Wharton School examining Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) for Department of Homeland Security


Fellowships
Visiting Fellow, University of Texas at Austin (upcoming 2016)
Visiting Fellow, National Europe Centre, Australian National University (2009–2011)
Research Fellow in British Studies, University of Texas at Austin (2004)
Fellow in Maritime Affairs Department, Royal United Services Institute, London (2002-present)
Hartley Research Fellow, University of Southampton (1995–1996)
Charter Research Fellow, Wolfson College, University of Oxford (1994–1995)
John M. Olin Fellow, International Security Studies, Yale University (1993–1994)
Lady Clay Junior Fellowship, University of Oxford (1991–1992)
James Caird Junior Research Fellowship, University of London (1990–1991)


Books
Planning Armageddon: British Economic Warfare and the First World War (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012).
o Awarded 2013 Western Front Association Norman B. Tomlinson Jr. Prize.

Sir John Fisher’s Naval Revolution (Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1999; paperback edition, 2002).
o Awarded 2000 Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award.
o Awarded 2000 Western Front Association Norman B. Tomlinson Jr. Prize.

Australia’s Maritime Inheritance: Imperial Maritime Strategy and the Australia Station (Canberra: Defence Publishing Service, 1998).

Editor, The Submarine Service, 1900–1918 (London: Naval Records Society, 2001).


Peer Reviewed Articles
“Righting the Scholarship: the Battle-cruiser in history and historiography,” Historical Journal 58 (March 2015): 275-309.

“False Prophet? The Maritime Theory of Julian Corbett and Professional Military Education,”
Journal of Military History 77 (July 2013): 1055–1078.

“On Standards,” War in History 19 (July 2012): 217–240.

“Strategic Command and Control For Maneuver Warfare: Creation of the Royal Navy ‘War Room’ System, 1905–15,” Journal of Military History 69 (April 2005): 361–411.
o Awarded 2004 Institute for Historical Research Julian Corbett Prize.
o Awarded 2005 Society of Military History Moncado Prize.

“Transformation and Technology in the Fisher Era: the Impact of the Communications Revolution,” Journal of Strategic Studies 27 (June 2004): 272–297.

“Our Bloody Ships or Our Bloody System? Jutland and the Loss of the Battle Cruisers, 1916,”
Journal of Military History 62 (January 1998): 29–56.
o Awarded 1999 Institute for Historical Research Essay Prize.
o Awarded 1999 Society for Military History Moncado Prize.

“Admiral Sir John Fisher and the Concept of Flotilla Defense, 1904–10,” Journal of Military History 59 (October 1995): 639–660.
o Awarded 1996 Society for Military History Moncado Prize.

“British Naval Policy 1913/14: Financial Revolution and Strategic Revolution,” Journal of Modern History 67 (September 1995): 595–626.


Book Chapters
“The Strategy of Economic Warfare: A Historical Case Study and Possible Analogy to Contemporary Cyber-warfare,” in Cyber Analogies, eds. Emily Goldman and John Arquilla, Technical Report: NPS-DA-14-001 (Monterey: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014).

“Transformation and Technology in the Fisher Era: The Impact of the Communications Revolution,” in Information and Revolutions in Military Affairs, ed. Emily Goldman (New York: Routledge, 2005).

“Sir John Fisher, the Fleet Unit Concept and the Creation of the Royal Australian Navy,” in Southern Trident: Strategy, History and the Rise of Australian Naval Power, ed. David Stevens and John Reeve (Canberra: Allen & Unwin, 2001).

“Admiral Sir John Fisher and the Concept of Flotilla Defense,” in Technology and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century and Beyond, ed. Phillips O’Brien (London: Frank Cass, 2001).

“Economy or Empire: The Quest for Collective Security in the Pacific 1909–14,” in Far Flung Lines: Essays in Honor of Donald Schurman, ed. Keith Neilson (London: Frank Cass, 1997).

“The Opportunities of Technology: British and French Strategy for the Pacific, 1905–09”, in The Parameters of Naval Power, ed. Nicholas Rodger (London: Macmillan, 1996).

“Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Wilson,” in The First Sea Lords: from Fisher to Mountbatten, ed. Malcolm Murfett (Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995).

“Admiral Sir Francis Bridgeman,” in The First Sea Lords: from Fisher to Mountbatten, ed. Malcolm Murfett (Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995).


Awards and Prizes
Norman B. Tomlinson Jr. Prize, Western Front Association, 2013
Moncado Prize, Society for Military History, 2005
Julian Corbett Prize, Institute for Historical Research, 2004
Distinguished Book Award, Society for Military History, 2000
Norman B. Tomlinson Jr. Prize, Western Front Association, 2000
Moncado Prize, Society for Military History, 1999
Military History Annual Essay Prize, Institute for Historical Research, 1999
Moncado Prize, Society for Military History, 1996

Below are PDF Files containing the syllabi for Doctor Lambert’s Classes. Be glad, be very glad that we did not have to take these courses back in the day when Professor Potter et al ruled the seas, oops, I mean seats!

HH 104 Spring 2017 Lecture and Assigned Reading Schedule 1.0

HH386F Schedule 1.0 of 9 Jan 15

2016-2017 Academic Year - Captain A. Scott Mobley, Jr. USN, (Ret)

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION/RESEARCH INTERESTS
History: Naval and Maritime History, Military History, Diplomatic and World History, History of Technology, Intellectual and Cultural History, Early American History, Comparative Empire.

International Relations/National Security Affairs: U.S. Foreign Policy, Strategic Studies, International Security, International Organizations and Negotiations, Strategic Planning.

EDUCATION
Ph.D., History, 2015
Dissertation: “Progressives in Navy Blue: Maritime Strategy, American Empire, and the Transformation of U.S. Naval Identity, 1873-1898.” Committee: Jeremi Suri, John W. Hall, William R. Reese, Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, and Helen Kinsella.
Examination Fields: U.S. Military History, U.S. Diplomatic History, U.S. History to 1865. Committee: Jeremi Suri, John W. Hall, William R. Reese, and Thomas Archdeacon
University Of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

M.A., History, 2011
University Of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

M.A., National Security Affairs (International Relations), 1987
Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, California

B.S., History, 1978
U.S. Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Assistant Research Professor (American Naval Heritage), Starting August 2016
Department of History, U.S. Naval Academy

Lecturer in Diplomatic History, Summer 2016
Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Course taught: “U.S. Foreign Relations since 1898,” (HS 432)

Lecturer in Naval History, 2016, 2008-2012
Department of Naval Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Course taught: “History of U.S. Sea Power and Maritime Affairs,” (NS 102)

Professor of Naval Science, 2005-2008
Department of Naval Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Courses taught: “Naval Leadership and Ethics” ( NS 402), “History of U.S. Sea Power and Maritime Affairs” (NS 102)

Lead Instructor and Coordinator, UW-Madison Grand Strategy Workshops, 2009-2011
Department of History, University of Wisconsin—Madison
Developed, organized, and taught a series of academic workshops focused on contemporary international security issues, policy analysis, and strategic planning

Seminar Leader/Teaching Assistant, 2013
Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Course taught: “The American Military Experience to 1902.” (HIS 427) Led three seminar sections composed of graduate and undergraduate students.

Senior Instructor in Nuclear Propulsion Engineering, 1984-1986
Naval Nuclear Propulsion Training Unit, Ballston Spa, NY
Taught graduate-level courses in nuclear propulsion engineering, operations, and maintenance

ACADEMIC HONORS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
- Class of 1957 Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Naval History (U.S. Naval Academy, 2016)
- West Point Summer Seminar Fellow (U.S. Military Academy, 2015)
- Rear Admiral John D. Hayes Pre-doctoral Fellowship in U.S. Naval History (Naval History and Heritage Command, 2014-2015)
- New Faces Scholar (Triangle Institute for Security Studies at Duke University, 2013)
- Morgridge Fellowship (Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, 2008-2012)
- Graduated “with Distinction,” Naval Postgraduate School, 1987 (awarded to the top 10% of each graduating class)
- Graduated “with Merit,” U.S. Naval Academy, 1978 (equivalent to cum laude honors)

PUBLICATIONS, THESES, AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
- “The U.S. Navy’s Secret, 11-Page Plan to Conquer Canada” published on the national security website War on the Rocks (http://warontherocks.com/2015/12/the-u-s-navys-secret-11-page-plan-to-conquer-canada/), December 2015.
- “‘The Essence of Intelligence Work is Preparation for War’: How ‘Strategy’ Infiltrated the Office of Naval Intelligence, 1882-1889,” The International Journal of Naval History, Vol. 12, No. 3, December 2015. Also presented at the 2015 McMullen Naval History Symposium, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, September 2015.
- “Progressives in Navy Blue: Maritime Strategy, American Empire, and the Transformation of U.S. Naval Identity, 1873-1898.” Presented at the Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington D.C., September 2015.
- “Cultures of Progress: U.S. Navy Professionalization, 1873-1898.” Presented at the West Point Summer Seminar, West Point, NY, June 2015.
- Review of 21st Century Mahan by Benjamin F. Armstrong (ed.), in Naval History Book Reviews, Issue 39 (29 May 2014): 1.
- “’A Peculiar Beginning’: U.S. Naval Intelligence and the Birth of a New Strategic Paradigm, 1869-1889.” Peer-reviewed paper presented at the 2013 New Faces Conference, Triangle Institute for Security Studies, Chapel Hill, NC, September 2013.
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- “The Contested Origins of the Modern U.S. Naval Profession, 1870-1880.” Presented at the 2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, September 2013.
- “U.S. Naval Intelligence and Strategic Practice, 1869-1889." Presented at the 2013 Military History Graduate Student Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, May 2013.
- Review of The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King - The Five Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea by Walter R. Borneman, in Naval History Book Reviews, Issue 29 (27 March 2013): 1.
- “Under Leahy’s Hand: William Leahy, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Crafting of Coalition Strategy During World War II.” M.A. thesis, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011. Advisor: Jeremi Suri.
- Review of Admiral Nimitz: The Commander of the Pacific Ocean Theater by Brayton Harris, in Naval History Book Reviews, Issue 19 (8 May 2012): 2-3.
- “The Torpedo in WW II: A Study in the Origins, Use, and Impact of a Revolutionary Weapon.” Presented at the Wednesday Night at the Lab Symposium, University of Wisconsin—Madison, December 2011.
- “Highest Branch of the Profession or the Appearance of a Farce: The Struggles over Historical Studies, Officer Education, and Professionalization in the U.S. Navy, 1873-1893.” Presented at the Society of Military Historians annual meeting, Lisle, IL, June 2011.
- “William Leahy and the Anglo-American Alliance: Legman, Chairman, Statesman.” Presented at the Workshop on the Transcultural Atlantic: Constructing Communities in a Global Context, European Center for Excellence, University of Wisconsin - Madison, April 2010
- “Scenario #1 Briefing,” “Scenario #2 Briefing,” and “Methodology for Strategy-Policy Analysis.” Presented at the workshops on Contemporary Strategy and Policy-Making, Grand Strategy Program, University of Wisconsin—Madison, November 2009 and March 2011.
- “Transatlantic Naval Cooperation, Past and Present.” Presented at the Workshop on New Directions in the History of Transatlantic Politics, Culture and Society; European Center for Excellence, University of Wisconsin—Madison, March 2008.
- “Unlocking the Potential of War Games: A Look Beyond the Black Box” (Naval Postgraduate School Technical Paper NPS56-88-007, Monterey, California, 1988). Presented at the 56th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Monterey, CA, June 1988.
- “Beyond the Black Box: An Assessment of Strategic War Gaming.” M.A. thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, 1987. Advisor: James J. Tritten.
- “The Morris Island Campaign, July-October 1863.” Senior Thesis, U.S. Naval Academy, 1974. Advisor: Craig L. Symonds.

ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Coordinator, International Politics and Practice Program, 2011-2013
Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin—Madison
Founding program director. Established distance education program to advance the study of international relations, strategy, and policy: https://ippcc.polisci.wisc.edu/. Designed curricula for online education methods and technology. Integrated and focused the resources of diverse university departments to achieve program goals. Developed online postgraduate course POLS704: National Security Affairs.

Coordinator, UW-Madison Grand Strategy Project, 2008-2011
Department of History, University of Wisconsin—Madison
Founding project director. Developed and supervised programs, courses and curricula to enhance learning opportunities at UW-Madison that emphasized leadership and complex, global problem-solving. Integrated and focused the resources of students, university departments, and leading Wisconsin businesses to achieve program objectives. Developed, organized, and led online strategic studies program each summer. Academic advisor for graduate and professional students.

Chairman, Department of Naval Science, 2005-2008
Department of Naval Science, University of Wisconsin—Madison

“Effective Teaching in Higher Education” Course, 2005
Naval Education and Training Command, Pensacola FL
Completed a two-week seminar on best practices for teaching at the university level.

Instructor Training Course, 1984
Nuclear Propulsion Training Unit, Ballston Spa, NY
Course included pedagogical theory and effective teaching practices.

MILITARY EXPERIENCE
- Captain, U.S. Navy (Retired). Thirty years of experience as a Surface Warfare Officer.
- Commanding Officer afloat in USS Camden (AOE-2) and USS Boone (FFG-28).
- Command ashore of Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Unit, University of Wisconsin—Madison (Madison, WI) and Regional Support Group, Pacific Northwest (Everett, WA).
- Chief of Staff/Director, Combat Logistics Force Operational Advisory Group (CLF OAG) for Commander, Naval Surface Group Pacific Northwest (Everett, WA).
- Reactor Officer in USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-76).
- Chief, Navy Section, U.S. Military Group Argentina, Buenos Aires.
- Executive Officer in USS Arkansas (CGN-41); Department Head tours in USS Richard E. Byrd (DDG-23) and USS George Washington (CVN-74); Division Officer tours in USS California (CGN-36).
- Shift Engineer/Production Training Officer/Senior Instructor, Nuclear Propulsion Training Unit, Ballston Spa NY.
- Specialized navy qualifications and designations: Political-Military Affairs, Strategic Planning, International Organizations And Negotiations, Operations Analysis, Western Hemisphere Specialist, Spanish Linguist, Nuclear Engineering, Undersea Warfare, Joint Specialty (JS2/JS4).
- Security Clearance: TOP SECRET/SCI.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
- American Historical Association
- Organization of American Historians
- Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
- Society for Military History
- North American Society for Oceanic History
- U.S. Naval Institute
- Surface Warfare Association

Not exactly the sort of Naval Officer on shore duty we had for Profs, eh? Course Syllabus for Spring 2017 below.


Mobley HH104Syllabus_S17