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Stephen Dalzell

Professorial Lecturer
School of International Service

  • Steve Dalzell is a professorial lecturer at SIS. Dr. Dalzell’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 military reserve programs as a component of defense policy and security-sector reform. Outside the classroom, he has been faculty advisor for AU's Alternative Break service trip to Rwanda in May 2014 and the Military-Civilian section of the Intergroup Dialogue program. He also serves on the Bishop’s Council of Advice for the Episcopal Church's Office of Armed Services and Federal Ministries. 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 also received a National Security Education Program (now Boren) Fellowship to study at the Arabic Language Institute in Cairo, 1994-95. 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've either conquered the hill one more time or I'm heading hoime!

    Book Currently Reading:

    Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, Machete Season by Jean Hatzfeld.

    Languages Spoken:

    Spanish (fluent), Arabic (moderate proficiency)

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  • Wednesday 3-5pm and Thursday: 12-2pm.

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