Dr. Tal Tovy

Dr.
Dr. Tal Tovy
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Education:

1999-2002
Ph.D. Haifa University: From Foe to Friend: The Chieu Hoi and Kit Carson Scout programs in the Vietnam War. Ph. D degree received in October 2002. supervisor Prof. Rob Robin
 

1997-1999
M.A. Haifa University degree received with Honors in June 1999. The Ideological Sources of the American Reeducation Program in the Korean War. Prof. Ron Robin – Advisor
 

1993-1997
B.A. Haifa University B.A. degree received with Honors in June 1997.

 

Academic Positions:

2007
Assistant Professor, History Department Bar-Ilan University

 

Fellowships, Grants, and Honours
2009 – Research Grant Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, Marines Corps University
2009 – Research Grant from the Roosevelt Study Center, The Netherlands
2007 - Yitzhak Sadeh Prize for Excellent writing in Military History
2006 – Research Grant from Reuven Chaikin Chair in Geostrategy, University of Haifa
2002 – Research Grant from the United States Military Academy at West Point
2002 – Research Grant from the Center of American Studies (University of Haifa)
2000 – Merit award of the Knesset Education and Culture Committee
1999 – 2002: University of Haifa Doctoral Fellowship
1999 – Dean of the Graduate School honor list
1999 – University of Haifa Dissertation award
1999 – Dept. of General History scholarship award for Excellency

1998 – Dean of the Graduate School. Scholarship award for Excellency 


 

Publications

Books:

2009
The Changing Nature of Geo-Strategy, Edwin Mellen Press

 

Articles:

From Foe to Friend: The Kit Carson Scout Program in the Vietnam War, in: Armed Forces and Society 33 (1) 2006, 78-93


Are the Principles of War Applicable to Special Task Force? Operation Gothic Serpent Re-Examined, in: Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) 154 (2) 2009, 56-62


The Theoretical Aspect of Targeted Killings: The Phoenix Program as a Case Study, in: Journal of Military and Strategic Studies 11 (4) 2009, 1-24.


Peasants and Revolutionary Movements: The Viet Cong as a Case Study, in: War in History 17 (2) 2010, 217-230.


Militia or Regular Army? The Debate on the Character of the American Army during the Revolution, in: European Journal of American Studies 2010 1, http://ejas.revues.org/7814


Airborne Troops as a Tactical and Operative Military Revolution, December 2010       http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/2010/12/airborne-troops-as-a-tactical


Learning from the Past for Present Counterinsurgency Conflicts: The Chieu Hoi Program as a Case Study, in: Armed Forces & Society (forthcoming)
 


 

Courses

18-753 היסטוריה של מדיניות החוץ האמריקאית במאה העשרים

18-778 מלחמת העולם הראשונה

18-700 מלחמת העולם השנייה

18-781 היסטוריה צבאית של ארה"ב

18-317 מחשבה צבאית מערבית

Research

US military History
Military Art and Science, Terror and Guerrilla