PeaceTalks with Retired Colonel Jeff McCausland, PhD

PeaceTalks with Retired Colonel Jeff McCausland, PhD

Date and Time

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.


Institute for Peace & Justice, Rooms A-D

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110




Jeffrey D. McCausland, PhD, is a retired colonel from the U.S. Army who completed his active duty service in 2002 culminating his career as dean of Academics at the United States Army War College. Currently at the college, he is distinguished visiting professor of Research and Minerva chair at the Strategic Studies Institute. Dr. McCausland is also founder and CEO of Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy, which has conducted numerous executive leadership development workshops across sectors around the nation.

Dr. McCausland has both published and lectured broadly on military affairs, European security issues, the Gulf War, and leadership throughout the U.S. and over 16 countries. Dr. McCausland is a senior fellow at the Clarke Forum at Dickinson College and a senior associate at the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. He is also an adjunct fellow at both CSIS as well as the RAND Corporation in Washington.

He has been a national security consultant for CBS television and radio. In this capacity he has travelled frequently to Guantanamo, Iraq and Afghanistan. Consequently, he has been a frequent commentator on the ongoing conflicts in both countries for CBS since 2003. Dr. McCausland has also appeared on MSNBC, CSPAN, CNN, Al Jazeera, the "CBS Morning Show," "Up To the Minute," as well as the "CBS Evening News." He is frequently interviewed by the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Wall Street Journal, and Boston Globe.

In collaboration with the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, Master of Science in Global Leadership Program, USD Student Veteran Organization

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