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Stephen Kelley Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SIS Faculty

Master of Arts, National Security Affairs (Middle East Studies), Naval Postgraduate School, 2007

Doctor of Philosophy, Security Studies, Naval Postgraduate School, 2020

Doctor Kelley originally hails from Dover, New Hampshire. He served for over 28 years as an officer in the United States Navy as a helicopter pilot, strategic planner, and educator. He joined the AU faculty in 2019. His academic interests include US diplomatic history, strategic planning, Persian Gulf security and politics, and military and naval history. Outside of the classroom, Doctor Kelley enjoys Formula One and sports car racing, tabletop gaming, and rooting for Boston sports teams. Doctor Kelley lives in northern Virginia with his wife, Bethany, and daughters, Morgan and Lauren.
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Spring 2024

  • SISG-767 Topics in Global Security: Causes of War