Associate Professor Lynne Chandler Garcia
Associate Professor of Political Science
Lynne Chandler Garcia is an assistant professor of political science where she teaches classes in the fields of American Politics and Foreign Policy. Before coming to the Air Force Academy, she was a military analyst for the U.S. Army studying current operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. She is involved in local civics and serves on a number of boards in the community, believing strongly in the power of civic participation and engagement.
Ph.D., Political Science: University of Maryland, College Park
Master of Arts, Political Science: University of Maryland, College Park
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Economics, Gonzaga University
U.S. Army Military Analyst for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
Curriculum Specialist for the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative
Faculty Advisor for the QUAD Innovation Program
Leadership Pikes Peak Member, Immersive Game-Based Learning Team, Pikes Peak Community College
Research and Scholarly Interests
Political engagement and participation, American political thought, foreign policy, and teaching pedagogy
US Army Combat Studies Institute On Point Series, Volumes II-V, US Combat Studies Institute A Different Kind of War Series, Volumes I-VI, “Social Capital in the Interagency Environment in Iraq,” The Interagency Journal of the Simon’s Center.