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James Pohl


Dr. PohlOffice: TMH-218
Email: jp19@txstate.edu
Phone: 512.245.2177


Curriculum Vitae

Professor Pohl holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas, and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Intelligence School. He was visiting Senior Professor at the School of Advanced Military Studies at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. (The Advanced School's students are limited to officers holding general and admiral rank in the U.S. Armed Forces and its allies.) He is a fellow at the Mosher Institute for Defense Studies at Texas A&M University and a fellow of the Texas State Historical Association, of which he has also served as president. He has made presenations at the United State Military Academy at West Point and is the recipient of two gubernatorial commendations for distinguished service to the state of Texas. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, his highest position being that of company commander. Currently he teaches seven separate courses in military history at Southwest Texas State University. His publications include three books and over 50 articles.


Courses Taught

HIST 1310 HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO 1877
HIST 3361 THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
HIST 4364 MILITARY HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES