Thomas R. Mockatis Ph. D.
Thomas R. Mockaitis is Professor of History at DePaul University. He earned a BA in European History from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, and his MA and Ph.D. in Modern British and Irish History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Mockaitis is the author of British Counterinsurgency: 1919-1960 London: Macmillan, 1990), British Counterinsurgency in the Post-Imperial Era (Manchester: U. of Manchester Press, 1995), and Peacekeeping and Intrastate Conflict: the Sword or the Olive Branch? (Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999). A fourth book, Grand Strategy in the War on Terrorism (London: Frank Cass; co-edited with Paul Rich) has just been published. He is also working on a book on civil-military cooperation in Kosovo funded by the United States Institute of Peace and an anthology of articles on peacekeeping (co-edited with Erwin Schmidl, Military Science Department, Austrian Ministry of Defense).
Professor Mockaitis is a frequent media commentator on terrorism and security matters. He has appeared on Public Television, National Public Radio, and various Chicago TV and Radio stations. He has lectured at the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College and the Canadian Forces Staff College and presented papers at the Pearson Peacekeeping Center (Canada), the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (UK), and at conferences co-sponsored with the Military Science Department of the Austrian Ministry of Defense.