Chief of Staff Biography

Sheila Scanlon

Sheila Scanlon was appointed the Chief of Staff for the division on  June 1, 2020. 

Scanlon is a retired Colonel after serving 32 years of continuous active duty with the United States Marine Corps where she has extensive strategic planning and operations training. She then returned to Afghanistan as a Department of Defense civilian for two years as the Senior Gender Advisor to the Ministry of Defense and Afghan National Army providing strategic direction.  She currently works at the University of Colorado Boulder where she teaches for both the Political Science Department and the International Affairs Program.  

Biography for Chief of Staff Sheila Scanlon

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