Captain Adam Scher graduated from the United States
Military Academy in 2004 and was commissioned as an infantry officer in the
US Army. He deployed to Iraq from 2005-2006 and from 2007-2008 with
the 101st Airborne Division serving as a rifle platoon leader, company
executive officer, and battalion and brigade assistant operations officer. Adam
commanded a Stryker company on his most recent deployment to Kandahar,
Afghanistan from 2010-2011. He teaches American Politics.
Adam graduated from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) with a Master of Public
Administration in 2013. He was an International Fellow, Ottaway Scholarship
Recipient, President of the SIPA Veterans Organization and recipient of the
Harvey Picker Prize for Public Service.
"How to smooth the transition in
Iraq," Op-Ed with John Nagl,
CS Monitor, 6 Oct 2008;
"Political Advisors: Harnessing the Soft Power of
Military Review, 28 Feb 2010;
"Leadership is a Process, not a Product,"
TEDxColumbiaSIPA, 15 Feb 2013;
Presidential War Powers
Domestic influences on Foreign Policy
Strategy and Defense Policy
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