MAJ Stephen C. Flanagan
Major Flanagan has served in the US Army Infantry and Special Forces Branches for the past 11 years. He led rifle platoons in the 1-501 Parachute Infantry Regiment and the 75th Ranger Regiment and commanded a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha in 10th Special Forces Group. He completed three tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (with oak leaf cluster), Army Commendation Medal (with four oak leaf clusters), Combat Infantryman Badge, Military Freefall Jumpmaster Badge, Ranger Tab and Special Forces Tab.
PL100: General Psychology for Leaders
PL373: Life Cycle and Human Development
- M.P.A., Leadership and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
- Ed.M., Human Development and Psychology, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
- B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
“Effective use of Foreign Internal Defense expands Special Forces’ influence,” Special Warfare 23, no. 2 (March-April 2010): 18-25. http://www.soc.mil/swcs/swmag/archive.html
“In harm’s way, at home,” Boston Herald, June 11, 2011: 11.
“Coming home: A new war,” Lowell Sun, June 12, 2011: B1, B2.
“Losing Sleep,” Armed Forces Journal, December 2011. http://armedforcesjournal.com/2011/12/8513174
“Preparing Soldiers for the Stress of Combat,” Journal of Special Operations Medicine 12, no. 2 (Summer 2012): 33-41.https://www.jsomonline.org/Articles.php#Summer2012
"The U.S. has a Syria case of the Iraq Syndrome," Boston Herald, August 19, 2012: 19. http://news.bostonherald.com/news/opinion/op_ed/view/20220819us_has_a_syria_case_of_iraq_syndrome/
“Help Troops Save: Simple fixes can put them on the right financial road,” Armed Forces Journal, November 2012. http://www.armedforcesjournal.com/2012/11/11753658
Applying Kegan's framework to assess Cadet development
Psychology of Terrorist Recruiting