J.P. Clark speaks. He is available for interviews, commentary, and speaking on topics related to his historical research. Contact him at jpclark@jpclark.works.

(Courtesy Association of the U.S. Army)

(Courtesy Association of the U.S. Army)


U.S. Army Professionalism and Preparations for War, 1815-1917

Strategy Bridge Podcast hosted by p.r. Beckman

19 may 2019 (also available from most podcast services)



Preparing for War

Four generations of the u.s. army, 1815-1917

Institute of Land warfare lemnitzer lecture

arlington, virginia

24 october 2017


Preparing for War

Insights Into Military Adaptation from the Pre-World War I Army

U.S. Army War College Noontime Lecture Series

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

11 April 2017


Military Adaptation through the Generational Lens

the origins of the Progressive era american military profession

society for military history annual conference

jacksonville, Florida

2 april 2017


Preparing for War

The Emergence of the modern u.S. Army, 1815-1917

Institute of World politics sponsored by the center for military and diplomatic history

washington, D.c.

17 january 2017


Prisoners of the Past, Preparing for the Future

The Influence of Institutions, Experience, and Culture on Military Adaptability

Changing Character of War Programme

Oxford University

26 January 2016  


The Regular and the Radical

Emory Upton, Leonard Wood, and the Role of the U.S. Army

Society for Military History Annual Conference

Alexandria, Virginia

12 May 2012


Modernization without Technology

U.S. Army Organizational and Educational Reform, 1901-1911

Society for Military History Annual Conference

Ogden, Utah

18 April 2008


To Master the Enemy's Fire

American Tactical Doctrine Prior to World War I

Western Front Association, New England-New York Chapter Annual Seminar

8 November 2008