James Schnell

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James Schnell


Education background

Ph.D. Ohio University, Athens, OH. 1982

M.A. State University of New York, Plattsburgh, NY. 1979

B.A. Capital University, Columbus, OH. 1977

Work experience

Military background

Lead Social Scientist, GS-15 (HQ Army TRADOC, G-2, Fort Eustis, VA), 2010-2013 

Faculty Affiliate, Mershon Center (Security Studies), Ohio State University, 2012-2013 

Visiting Scholar, Mershon Center (Security Studies), Ohio State University, 2011-2012

Political Analyst (HQ Special Operations Command, MacDill AFB, FL), 2009

Adjunct Faculty (National Defense Intelligence College, Wash. DC), 2009-2010   

Senior Research Fellow (Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL), 2008-2009 

Senior Research Analyst (Urban Warfare Analysis Center, OK), 2008-2009 

Instructor (Culture & Language Ctr., Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL), 2009 

Lecturer (Marine Special Operations Advisor Group, Camp Lejeune, NC), 2008 

All of the following duties were as an IMA except during the 1977-78 period.

Assistant Air Attache to Beijing, China (Defense Intelligence Agency billet), 1993-2007       

Intelligence Officer (Special Operations Command/Pacific, Camp Smith, HI), 1990-1993                 

Intelligence Officer (Military Airlift Command, Scott AFB, IL), 1989-1990 

Intelligence Officer (Foreign Technology Div., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH), 1982-1989 

Signals Intelligence Officer (Goodfellow AFB, TX), 1977-1978 

-TS/SCI security clearance since 1977 (most recently renewed in spring, 2012).

-Received the Legion of Merit Medal and Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

-Served as Adjunct Professor, Joint Special Operations University (2003-2006).

-Instructional assistance to Air War College as an Intelligence Controller (2007).

-Completed Air War College, relevant preparatory PME & over 25 specialized courses. 

Teaching experience

Scientific Collaborative Expert.Duy Tan University, Danang, Vietnam, 2016-

Full Professor & Master Teacher, Social & Behavioral Sciences. Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, O.H.1989-2017

Senior Lecturer, National Security & Intelligence. Ohio State University, 2012-2015

Mt. Pleasant, MI.  Adjunct Graduate Faculty. Central Michigan University, 1999-2010

Fulbright Scholar. Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 2005-2006 

Periodic Visiting Professor. Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China. 1987-1998

Assistant Professor. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. 1984-1989

Assistant Professor. Miami University, Oxford, OH. 1983-1984

Instructor and Teaching Assistant. Ohio University, Athens, OH. 1979-1983

Reasearch experience

Three visiting fellowships at the East-West Center (Hawaii).   


Research project at FDDI

An American View of the Chinese “Belt and Road Initiative” Using Principles of Western Rhetoric.

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