Thomas Jamison

Naval Postgraduate School

Thomas Jamison is assistant professor of strategic studies in the Defense Analysis Department at the Naval Postgraduate School. Previously, he has held a predoctoral fellowship at the Clements Center for National Security. He has served as a Defense Intelligence Agency staff officer in both the Western Pacific and Afghanistan, and as the intelligence officer in a Japan-based Navy F/A-18 squadron. His scholarly work explores the history of naval development and conflict in the Pacific, with an emphasis on technological shifts and institutional adaption. He holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in International History from Harvard University, and a B.A. in history from Grinnell College. His work has been published in the Journal of Military History and in Intelligence and National Security.