Michael F. Pavkovic, Ph.D.
Strategy & Policy
Dr. Michael F. Pavković is a Professor of Strategy and Policy. Before joining the Naval War College, he was as an associate professor of history at Hawaii Pacific University, where he also served as chair for the programs in Diplomacy and Military Studies and History. He received his B.A. in History and Classics from the Pennsylvania State University and his Ph.D. in history from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa.
Dr. Pavković has presented papers at national and international conferences and has also published a number of articles, book chapters, and reviews on topics relating to ancient, early modern, and Napoleonic military history. He is co-author of What is Military History? (Polity Press, 2006) and is editor for a series of military bibliographies published by Potomac Books. He is currently research focuses on naval warfare and sea power in the ancient world and he has a book on this topic under contract with the US Naval Institute Press.
Dr. Pavković has held summer fellowships at West Point in Military History and at Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies. He is also a Colaborador-Permanente with the Cento de Estudos Politico-Estratégicos at the Escola de Guerra Naval, Brazil.
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