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Dr. Thomas P. Galvin

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THOMAS P. GALVIN is in his 5th year with the School of Strategic Landpower and currently serves as a Professor of Leadership Studies. He holds a Doctor of Education degree in human and organizational learning from George Washington University, and has research interests across the fields of individual and organizational learning, leadership, and management. Dr. Galvin retired as a colonel after 29 years of service in the U.S. Army, which included 10 years of service in various commander’s action groups in joint, service, and combined commands overseas. He also holds master’s degrees in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College and artificial intelligence from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

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SSI books and monographs by Dr. Thomas P. Galvin

  • Enhancing Identity Development at Senior Service Colleges

    December 12, 2016

    Authored by Dr. Thomas P. Galvin.
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    Professional identity development is vitally important for senior leaders, hence it is included in both Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) policy and Senior Service College (SSC) programs. However, because identity development is not measurable in the same way as skills and knowledge, it is too often overlooked or assumed away. For example, the most recent Joint officer education policy does not include guidance or direction to operationalize identity development in curricula. This Letort Paper examines identity development and offers an approach based on current work in the U.S. Army War College’s (USAWC’s) resident program.