Williamson Murray

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Dr. Williamson Murray (Wick Murray) is Professor Emeritus (History) at Ohio State University (Retired) and Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA).[1]

U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century / Hart-Rudman Commission Study Group Member[2]: "Dr. Williamson Murray, Harold K. Johnson Professor of Military History, Military History Institute, U.S. Army War College


  • B.A. Yale University, (1963)
  • M.A. Yale University, (1971)
  • Ph.D. Yale University, (1975)


  • Charles Lindbergh Professor, Air and Space Museum, 1997-1998
  • Horner Professor of Military Theory, Marine Corps University, 1995-1997
  • Centennial Visiting Professor, London School of Economics, 1994-1995
  • Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University, 1995
  • Secretary of the Navy Fellow, Naval War College, 1991-1992
  • Professor of History, Ohio State University, 1977-1995
  • Maintenance Officer, 314th TAL Wing, South East Asia, 1968-1969


  • Long Committee on Professional Military Education, 1989-1990
  • Second Andrew D. White Prize in European History, Yale University, 1963

From the Naval War College Review, Spring 2001: "Dr. Murray received his Ph.D. (after service in the U.S. Air Force) in military-diplomatic history at Yale University. He has taught at Yale, at the Air, Army, and Naval War Colleges, the U.S. Military Academy, Marine Corps University, the London School of Economics, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, and Ohio State University, of which he is a professor emeritus. He is currently a consultant at the Institute for Defense Analyses in Arlington, Virginia. His numerous books include Air War, 1914-1945 (1999) and a number of works in collaboration with Allan Millett, including, most recently, A War to Be Won: Fighting World War II (1999)."

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