Dr. David Walton

Associate Professor and Program Director for Joint Special Operations Master of Art Program

Contact Dr. Walton


  • Ed.D., Argosy University: Education Leadership with a concentration in Post-secondary and Higher Education
  • M.A.,  Webster University: Security Management

Research Interests:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Education
  • Middle Eastern Affairs
  • Latin American Affairs

Professor David Walton is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the JSOMA program conducted by NDU's College of International Security Affairs at Fort Bragg. He has years of teaching experience at the collegiate level and has recent operational experience in the Middle East and Latin America. He is a former active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel with over two decades of military service, recently retiring as the Director of Special Operations Education at USAJFKSWCS. He holds a Master of Arts in Security Management and a doctorate in Education Leadership, with a concentration in Post-secondary and Higher Education, from Argosy University.