EdD, MS, BA, The George Washington University

Research Interests

The role of police in counterinsurgency operations and leader development


Much of Dr. Steeves’ graduate work focused on international affairs and international business. A retired U.S. Marine Corps captain, he participated in a number of overseas tours including Jordan, where he served in embassy security with the U.S. Department of State, and Vietnam. He also completed assignments in air and ground operations and in intelligence at the national and tactical levels, including a graduate work-study program with the State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research. His academic research focused on providing U.S. public safety assistance as part of U.S. foreign policy and the transfer of technology to developing countries. He has managed a corporate government relations program, directed a university campus, spent 12 years in industry and academe providing hi-tech and management courses and programs internationally, and was technology transfer adviser to the Government of Tunisia. Presently he is on the board of the Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Death and serves on the editorial board of the Society for Advancement of Management’s Advanced Management Journal.