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Publications by Grossman

Books, Non-Fiction

Books, Fiction

  • Grossman, D., & Hudson, B., The Guns of Two-Spaces: Volume II of the Westerness Saga, Baen Books, 2007.
  • Frankowski, L., & Grossman, D., Kren of the Mitchegai, Baen Books, 2004
  • Grossman, D., & Frankowski, L., The Two-Space War: Volume I of the Westerness Saga, Baen Books, 2004.
  • Frankowski, L., & Grossman, D., The War With Earth, Baen Books, 2003.

Book Chapters

  • Grossman, D., "My Heroes Were My Bosses," in Am I that Man?: How Heroes, Role Models and Mentors Can Shape Your Life, B. Willis (ed.), Warrior Spirit Books, 2013.
  • Jurkiewicz, C., & Grossman, D., "Evil at Work: The Nature of Organizational Evil," in The Foundations of Organizational Evil, C. Jurkiewicz (ed.), M.E. Sharpe Press, 2012.
  • Grossman, D., “The Ability to Kill," in Police Sniper Training and Operations, D.Bartlett (ed.), American Sniper Association, 2008.
  • Grossman, D., “Stress Inoculation and Fear: Practicing to be Miserable,” in W.I.N. Critical Issues in Training and Leading Warriors, B. Willis (ed.), Warrior Spirit Books, 2008.
  • Molloy, B., & Grossman, D., “Why Can’t Johnny Kill? The Psychology and Physiology of Interpersonal Combat,”in The Cutting Edge: Studies in Ancient and Medieval Combat, B. Molloy (ed.), Tempus Press, 2007.
  • Christensen, L., & Grossman, D., “Questions to Ask Yourself,” in Fighter’s Fact Book 2, Turtle Press, 2007.
  • Grossman, D., “B.F. Skinner’s Rats and Operant Conditioning at the Video Arcade,” in Dynamic Argument, R Lamm & J. Everett (eds), Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
  • Grossman, D., & DeGaetano, G., “It’s Important to Feel Something When You Kill,” in Seeing the Pattern: Readings for Successful Writing, K. McWhorter (ed), Redford/St. Martins, 2006.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen, L., “Gewaltspiele und automatische Steuerung,” in Da speil ich nicht mit!: Eine Handreichung fur Lehrer und Eltern, R. Hansel & R. Hansel (eds), Auer Verlag, 2005.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen, L., “Was konnen wir gegen die “Innenweltverschmutzung” unserer Jugend tun?” in Da speil ich nicht mit!: Eine Handreichung fur Lehrer und Eltern, R. Hansel & R. Hansel (eds), Auer Verlag, 2005.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen, L., “On Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs,” in Warriors: On Living with Courage, Discipline and Honor, L. Christensen (ed), Paladin Press, 2004.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen, L., “Survivor Guilt: Life Not Death; Justice Not Vengeance,” in Warriors: On Living with Courage, Discipline and Honor, L. Christensen (ed), Paladin Press, 2004.
  • Grossman, D., “Violent Video Games Encourage Violent Behavior,” in Media Violence: Opposing Viewpoints, L.I. Gerdes (ed), Greenhaven Press, 2004.
  • Grossman, D., “Eine Anatomie des Toetens,” in P.R. Gleichmann & T. Kühne (eds.), Vom massenhaften Toeten. Kriege und Genzide im 20. Jahrhundert, Essen: Klartext Verlag, Germany, 2004. (Frieden und Kriege. Beitraege zur Historischen Friedensforschung, vol. 2.)
  • Grossman, D., “A Psicologia do Matar e o Condicionamento de Criancas,” in Caminhos papa uma Alianca pela Infancia, A. Friedman & U. Craemer (eds), Alianca pela Infancia, Brazil, 2003.
  • Grossman, D., “Teaching Kids to Kill,” in Social Problems 02/03, K. Finsterbusch (ed), McGraw Hill/Dushkin, 2002.
  • Grossman, D., “Trained to Kill,” in Taking Sides: Controversial Issues in Marketing, B. Macchiette & A Roy (eds), Dushkin/McGraw Hill, 2001.
  • Grossman, D., “Human Factors in War: The Psychology and Physiology of Close Combat,” in The Human Face of Warfare: Killing, Fear and Chaos in Battle, M. Evans & A. Ryan (eds), Allen & Unwin, 2000.
  • Grossman, D., “Teaching Kids to Kill,” in Shocking Violence: Youth Perpetrators & Victims
  • A Multidisciplinary Perspective, R. Moser & C. Frantz (eds), Charles C. Thomas Publishers, Ltd., 2000.
  • Grossman, D., “Trained to Kill,” in Toys, Triggers & Telecommunications: Violence and Youth in the 2000’s, O. Abrahams (ed), Gun-Control Australia, 2000.
  • Grossman, D., “Trained to Kill,” in Crime and Criminals, T. Roleff (ed), Greenhaven Press, 2000.
  • Grossman, D., “The Myth of a Killing Instinct,” in Dailogues, J Brown (ed), Berkeley Hills Press, 1998.
  • Grossman, D., “Defeating the Enemy’s Will: The Psychological Foundations of Maneuver Warfare,” in Maneuver Warfare: An Anthology, R.D. Hooker (Ed), Presidio Press, 1994.
  • Grossman, D., “Maneuver Warfare in the Light Infantry: The Rommel Model,” in Maneuver Warfare: An Anthology, R.D. Hooker (Ed), Presidio Press, 1994.

Book Forewords by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

  • Rudofossi, D., A Cop Doc's Guide to Understanding Terrorism as Human Evil: Healing from Complex Trauma Syndroms for Military, Police, and Public Safety Officers and Their Families, Death, Value and Meaning Series, Baywood Publishing, 2013.
  • Pincus, R., Counter Ambush: The Science of Training for the Unexpected Defensive Shooting, I.C.E. Publishing, 2012.
  • Heal, C., Field Command, Lantern Books, 2012.
  • Chalis, S., Debarred the Use of Arms: A Warning from the United Kingdom, Outskirts Press, 2012.
  • Heal, C., Field Command: Law Enforcement Operations, Lantern Books, 2012.
  • Freund, A., Taming the Fire Within: Life After War, Braveheart Books, 2011.
  • Isaacs, C., Wolves Among the Sheep: Protecting Your Church From Violence, Morris Publishing, 2011.
  • Paris, C., My Life for Your Life: Law Enforcement Suicides, ThePainBehindTheBadge.com, 2011.
  • Mann, D., The Modern Day Gunslinger: The Ultimate Handgun Training Manual, Skyhorse Publishing, 2011.
  • Fairburn, R., Building a Better Gunfighter: Improving Marksmanship, Mechanics, and Mindset, Paladin Press, 2010.
  • Grossman, F., Think About War a Little More, Xlibris, 2010.
  • Hughbank, R. (ed.), The Dynamics of Terror and Creation of Homegrown Terrorists, (afterword), Tate Publishing, 2010.
  • Leach, R., Iron Cross Under Crescent Moon: A National Guard Chaplain's Experience of the War in Iraq, Publish America, 2010.
  • Messina, P., Warrior 101: A Handbook for the Modern Warrior, ModernWarrior.com, 2010.
  • Taylor, T., Armored Men, Lulu Books, 2010.
  • Bedore, K., Warrior Inside: Emotional Armoring for Correctional Officers, Warrior Ink Books, 2009.
  • Chappell, P., Will War Ever End? A Soldier's Vision of Peace for the 21st Century, Ashoka Books, 2009.
  • Smith, T., Bloody Sunday: Surviving Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with EMDR, Lulu Books, 2009.
  • Willis, B., W.I.N. 2: Insights Into Training and Leading Warriors, Warrior Spirit Books, 2009.
  • Christensen, L., Surviving a School Shooting: A Plan of Action for Parents, Teachers, and Students, Paladin Press, 2008.
  • Remsberg, C., Blood Lessons: What Cops Learned from Life-or-Death Encounters, Calibre Press, 2008.
  • Bolgiano, D., Combat Self-Defense: Saving America's Warriors from Risk-Averse Commanders and Their Lawyers, Little White Wolf Books, 2007.
  • Gentry, G., A Bulletproof Life: A Street Cop's Answer to All of Life's Threats, Xulon Press, 2007.
  • Borelli, F., American Thinking: Sustaining Warrior Values, Liberty Publishing, 2006.
  • Conti, M., Police Pistolcraft: The Reality-Based New Paradigm of Police Firearms Training, Saber Press, 2006.
  • Lieberman, J., The Shooting Game: The Making of School Shooters, Seven Locks Press, 2006.
  • Asken, M., Mindsighting: Mental Toughness Skills for Police Officers in High Stress Situations, 2005.
  • Cantrell, B., & Dean, C., Down Range: to Iraq and Back, WordSmith Books, 2005.
  • Christensen, L., Surviving Workplace Violence: What to Do Before a Violent Incident, What to Do When the Violence Explodes, Paladin Press, 2005.
  • Dorn, M., & Dorn, C., Innocent Targets: When Terrorism Comes to School, Safe Havens International, 2005.
  • Giduck, J., Terror at Beslan: A Russian Tragedy with Lessons for America's Schools, Archangle Group, 2005.
  • McClure, L., Angry Men: Managing Anger in an Unforgiving World, Impact Publications, 2004.
  • Murray, K., Training at the Speed of Life: The Definitive Textbook for Military and Law Enforcement Reality Based Training, Armiger Publications, 2004.
  • Rose, D., & Warren R., Paradigm of the Moral Warrior, eBookstand Books, 2004.
  • Tarani, S. & Fay, D., Contact Weapons: Lethality and Defense, Gunsite Press, 2004.
  • Clagett, R., After the Echo: A Survival Guide for Police and Military Snipers, Varro Press, 2003.
  • Byrnes, J., Before Conflict: Preventing Aggressive Behavior, Scarecrow Press, 2002.
  • DeBecker, G., Fear Less: Real Truth About Risk, Safety, and Security in a Time of Terrorism, (advisory board member), Little, Brown and Co., 2002.

Entries in Scholarly Reference Works

  • Hughbank, R., & Grossman, D., “The Psychological Aspects and Nature of Killing,” in Military Psychologists’ Desk Reference, Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Hughbank, R., & Grossman, D., “The Challenge of Getting Men to Kill: A View from Military Science,” in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views, Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Grossman, D., "Aggression and Violence," in Oxford Companion to American Military History, Oxford Press, 2000. Click here for Spanish translation
  • Grossman, D., "Evolution of Weaponry," in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, Academic Press, 2000. Click here for Spanish translation
  • Grossman, D., & Siddle, B.K., "Psychological Effects of Combat," in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, Academic Press, 2000. Click here for Spanish translation
  • Murray, K.A., Grossman, D., & Kentridge, R.W., "Behavioral Psychology," in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, Academic Press, 2000.
  • Grossman, Dave, "Two Lessons from Jonesboro: Conducting Critical Incident Debriefings and the Role of Television in Feeding the Need for Enemies," 2000.


Articles in Journals and Periodicals

  • Grossman, D., "Counterpoint," Variety, Vol. 429, No. 10 Special Report: Violence and Entertainment.
  • Grossman, D., "The Need for Patrol Rifles for All Law Enforcement Officers," Police Union News, International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, Vol. XX No. 2, Fall 2011.
  • Grossman, D., Book Review: Transforming U.S. Army Supply Chains: Strategic Management Innovation. by Greg H. Parlier, in: Army Sustainment Journal, Vol. 43, Issue 6, Nov-Dec 2011.
  • Grossman, D., "Combat Veterans, Violent Crime, and PTSD," Recovery Today: Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies, Vol. 16 No. 8, Aug 2011.
  • Grossman, D., "Preparation, Internal Locus of Control, and Those Who Don't Get PTSD" The Journal of Law Enforcement, Vol. 1 No. 3.
  • Grossman, D., "On Combat, Part VII: Auditory Exclusion, Our guns just went "Pop!"'" ALERT3: Journal of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association, Vol. 3 No. 2, Summer 2011.
  • Grossman, D., "The "Myth" of our Returning Veterans and Violent Crime." Inside Homeland Security: Journal of the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Fall 2010.
  • Grossman, D., "On Combat, Part VI." ALERT3: Journal of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association, Vol. 3 No. 1, Spring 2011.
  • Grossman, D., “On Combat, Part V.” ALERT3: Journal of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association, Vol. 2 No. 4, Winter 2010.
  • Grossman, D., “On Combat, Part IV.” ALERT3: Journal of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association, Vol. 2 No. 3, Fall 2010.
  • Grossman, D., “America’s Sheepdogs: Standing Guard Inside Homelend Security.” Inside Homeland Security: Journal of the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Fall 2010.
  • Grossman, D., “On Combat, Part III.” ALERT3: Journal of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association, Vol. 2 No. 2, Summer 2010.
  • Grossman, D., “On Combat, Part II.” ALERT3: Journal of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association, Vol. 2 No. 1, Spring 2010.
  • Grossman, D., “On Combat, Part I.” ALERT3: Journal of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association, Vol. 1 No. 4, Winter 2009.
  • Rahman, M., Grossman, D., & Asken, M., "High Velocity Human Factors: Factoring the human being into future police technology" (PDF). PoliceOne.com, http://www.policeone.com/training/articles/1646301, February 5, 2008.
  • Grossman, D., “What Does it Mean to be a Police Officer?” Police Recruit, Vol. 1, 2007.
  • Fairburn, R., & Grossman, D., “Preparing for School Attacks.” The Police Marksman, Nov/Dec 2006.
  • Grossman, D., “Preface: Hunting Wolves.” Global Crime, Vol. 7, Number 3-4, Aug-Nov 2006.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen, L., “Of Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs.” Published in:
    -South Carolina Trooper, Winter 2006.
    -Arkansas Lawman, June 2005.
    -Oklahoma Chief to Chief: The Official Publication of the Oklahoma Chiefs of Police, -Spring/Summer 2005.
    -The Coalition: The Official Publication of the National Narcotics Officers Association Coalition, Spring 2005.
    -The Police Marksman, Nov/Dec 2005.
  • Grossman, D., “Life Not Death: ‘Earn It’.” Integrity Talk: The Official Publication of the International Association of Ethics Trainers, Summer 2005.
  • Grossman, D., “Justice, Not Vengeance.” Integrity Talk: The Official Publication of the International Association of Ethics Trainers, Spring 2005.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen, L., "The Murder Statistic is Not aTrue Indication of the Problem." The Firearms Instructor: The OfficialJournal of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, Issue 36/Spring 2004.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen, L., "Terrorism and Active Shooters:The Threat of Mass Murder on American Soil." The Firearms Instructor: The Official Journal of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, Issue 35/Winter 2003.
  • Grossman, D., "Islamic Zealots, Corporate Predators, and the Attack on Democracy: A Moral Perspective On Our Current State of Affairs." Tuebor: A Publication of the Michigan State Police Training Division, Winter, 2003.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen. L., "In Order to Survive." Signalman: Journal of the Royal Australian Corps of Signals, Autumn/Winter, 2003.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen. L., "Practising to Be Miserable." Signalman: Journal of the Royal Australian Corps of Signals, Spring/Summer, 2003.
  • Grossman, D., & Christensen. L., "Looking Forward to It, and Getting It Over With." Signalman: Journal of the Royal Australian Corps of Signals, Spring/Summer, 2003.
  • Grossman, D., "Killology." Signalman: Journal of the Royal Australian Corps of Signals, Spring/Summer, 2002.
  • Klinger, D., & Grossman, D., "Answering Foreign Terrorists on U.S. Soil." Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Spring 2002.
  • Grossman, D., "Terrorism and Local Police." Law and Order: The Magazine for Police Management, Dec 2001. (Reprinted in Ohio Police Chief magazine, Summer 2002.)
  • Grossman, D., "Cops, Kids, Killing and Video Games: The Psychology of Conflict, the Media's Role in Creating an Explosion of Violent Crime, and the Implications to Law Enforcement," Illinois Law Enforcement Executive Forum, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, August 2001.
  • Grossman, D., & Siddle, B.K., "Critical Incident Amnesia: The Physiological Basis and Implications of memory Loss During Extreme Survival Situations." The Firearms Instructor: The Official Journal of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, Issue 31/Aug 2001.
  • Grossman, D., "Pulling the Plug on Kids and Violence. Study Confirms Obvious: Less TV = Less Violence." American Family Association Journal, Oct 2001.
  • Grossman, D., "On Killing II: The psychological cost of learning to kill." International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, Summer 2001.
  • Strasburger, V., & Grossman, D, "How Many More Columbines? What Can Pediatricians Do About School and Media Violence." Pediatric Annals, 30:2/Feb 2001.
  • Grossman, D., "Teaching Kids to Kill." National Forum: Journal of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Fall, 2000. Click here for Spanish Translation
  • Grossman, D., "Human Factors in War: The Psychology and Physiology of Close Combat." Australian Army Journal, Issue 1/99.
  • Grossman, D., "Trained to Kill: Are We Conditioning Our Children to Commit Murder?" Christianity Today, cover story, August 10, 1998. (Received national writing award, translated and reprinted in periodicals in eight languages; and reprinted in over a dozen U.S. and Canadian periodicals, to include: Hinduism Today, US Catholic, and Saturday Evening Post.)
  • Grossman, D., "Cops, Kids, Killing and Video Games: The Psychology of Conflict, the Media's Role in Creating an Explosion of Violent Crime, and the Implications to Law Enforcement," The Law Enforcement Trainer: The Official Journal of the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, vol. 13, Number 3, May/June 1998.
  • Grossman, D., “Defeating the Enemy’s Will: The Psychological Foundations of Maneuver Warfare,” in Maneuver Warfare: An Anthology, R.D. Hooker (Ed), Presidio Press, 1994.
  • Grossman, D., “Maneuver Warfare in the Light Infantry: The Rommel Model,” in Maneuver Warfare: An Anthology, R.D. Hooker (Ed), Presidio Press, 1994.
  • Grossman, D., "Moral Approach Only the Start," Army: Journal of the Association of the US Army, May 1984.


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