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Stephen Dalzell

Professorial Lecturer
School of International Service

  • Steve Dalzell is a professorial lecturer at SIS. Dr. Dalzellā€™s research interests include urban security, civil-military operations, and various aspects of US military strategy, force structure and personnel management. His current research focuses on the development of Civil Affairs and Civil-Military Coordination capacity in African armies. Outside the classroom, he is faculty advisor for AU's PorColombia student group and the Alternative Break trip to Rwanda in May 2014. A retired colonel in the US Army Reserve, Dr. Dalzell was an Army Fellow at the RAND Corporation (2002) and a Senior Service College Fellow at the Fletcher School, Tufts University (2006). He was a 2006 graduate of the US Army War College.
  • Degrees

    Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A, California State University, San Bernardino; B.A. with honors in Political Science and magna cum laude, Claremont McKenna College
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    The bike-rack under SIS -- I'm either starting or finishing a ride!

    Book Currently Reading:

    I Shall Be Near to You; The Antelope's Stratregy

    Languages Spoken:

    Spanish (fluent), Arabic (moderate proficiency)

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  • Mon, Wed: 4:30-5:30 Tues: 12:30-2:20

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  • Spring 2014

    • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Conflict in Africa
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    • SIS-653 Topics in U.S. Foreign Policy: U.S. Defense Politics
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    • SISU-463 Topics in Foreign Pol/Natl Sec: Transnatl Security Challenges
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  • Summer 2014

    • SIS-730 Skills Inst in Int'l Affairs: Understanding the Military
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  • Fall 2014

    • SIS-653 Topics in U.S. Foreign Policy: Countering Terrorism
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