Professor John Jackson, sometime referred to as "The Duke of Drones," has served at The Naval War College for more than 20 years, teaching in the areas of national security decision-making, logistics, and unmanned and robotic systems. He holds the E.A. Sperry Chair of Unmanned and Robotic Systems and lectures frequently.
His latest book One Nation, Under Drones, was published by the U.S. Naval Institute in December 2018. A retired Navy Captain, he served in supply and logistics assignments both afloat and ashore, retiring in 1998 after 27 years of active service.