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Nicholas Tomb

Nicholas Tomb

Program Manager, Civil-Military Relations (Africa)

Nicholas Tomb is a Program Manager (Africa) at the Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR), US Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). Prior to managing the Civil-Military Relations program, Mr. Tomb served as the Program Manager for the Africa Regional program, as the Assistant Program Manager for the Collaborative & Adaptive Security Initiative (CASI) and the Prevention, Relief & Recovery (PR&R) program, and as a Program Coordinator for the Center for Stabilization & Reconstruction Studies, also at NPS.  His focus is on executive education, conflict management, conflict resolution, post-conflict recovery, civil-military relations and civil society organizations. 

Mr. Tomb is a co-founder and serves as President on the Board of Directors of Global Majority, an international, non-profit organization that promotes non-violent conflict resolution through education and training, networking, and advocacy. 

He also serves as Chairman of the Board with the Offset Project, a non-profit organization committed to the reduction and offset of carbon emissions.

Nick taught American Government at the Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey, CA from January 2005 to June 2014.

Nick received a BA in Political Science from Humboldt State University, where he received the distinguished “Man of the Year” award in 1999.  He also received an MA in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (now the Middlebury Institute of International Studies), which included certificates in Conflict Resolution and Commercial Diplomacy in 2002.

Nick lives in Monterey, California, with his wife Maki and daughter Yuka.



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Books

  • Security Forces in African States: Cases and Assessment By: P. Shemella & N. Tomb Security Forces in African States: Cases and Assessment is an important work with the potential to redefine how African governments improve the governance and capacity of their security institutions. The book is intended for students, scholars, and practitioners—both Western and African.

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Journals

Tomb, Nicholas (May 2016), "The CTAP Interview:  Dr. Letitia Lawson and Colonel (Ret.) Eugene Muchael Mansch, US Naval Postgraduate School,Combating Terrorism Exchange (CTX), 6:2, https://globalecco.org/ctap62.
  

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Programs

Civil-Military Relations
The Civil-Military Relations education program addresses all aspects of the relationship between elected civilians and security institutions (armed forces, police forces, and intelligence agencies) in ... Read More