University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Space Studies colloquium series kicks off with Lt. Col. David Arnold

The Fall 2010 Space Studies Colloquium Series focuses on the general theme "Space Policy" and features several leading experts in the field. The first presentation will be presented by Lt. Col. David Arnold, Deputy Chief, Policy and Strategy Division, National Security Space Office at the Pentagon. Arnold will discuss "Revolutionary Bureaucrats: The Revolution in Intelligence" at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27,  111 Ryan Hall.

Arnold develops policy and strategy on national space issues related to national, international and commercial topics. After teaching history at the US Air Force Academy, he earned a Ph.D. in history at Auburn Univ. in Alabama. In 2005, Texas A&M University Press published his dissertation as Spying from Space: Constructing America's Satellite Command and Control Systems. He has written numerous articles and papers and volunteers as the editor of "Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly journal."

-- Beverly Fetter, Space Studies, 777-3197, fetter@aero.und.edu.


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