James E. "Jay" Hickey, Ph.D.
Professor of Strategy and Policy
College of Distance Education
Professor Hickey, Director of the College of Distance Education, is a 1980 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He earned graduate degrees from Troy University and King's College, London, and graduated from the Naval War College's non-resident program with distinction in 1992. He holds a Ph.D. in Humanities from Salve Regina University, where he focused on ethics and the use of precision-guided munitions. A career Naval Flight Officer in the A-6E Intruder, he served a number of operational and staff tours including overseas duty in Bahrain and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining the Strategy and Policy Department as a military faculty member in 2000, he taught for three years at the United Kingdom's Joint Services Command and Staff College located at RAF Bracknell west of London.
He is the author of Precision-Guided Munitions and Human Suffering in War (Ashgate, 2012).
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