Daniel J. Sieben, J.D.

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Lt. Col., U.S. Air Force
Daniel J. Sieben faculty photo


Lt. Col. Daniel J. Sieben, U.S. Air Force, commissioned through Officer Training School and attended pilot training at Columbus AFB. He flew the C-17 and the MQ-1B as an instructor and evaluator pilot. He attended the University of Hawaii, receiving an M.A. in English before proceeding to the USAF Academy, where he was an instructor in the Department of English and Fine Arts. While teaching at the academy, he deployed to CENTCOM as an Air Defense Liaison in Bahrain, and earned his J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Afghanistan
  • Conflict Resolution
  • GWOT
  • Joint Operations
  • Leadership
  • National Security
  • UAVs/Drones

Professional Highlights


Military Professor

Began teaching at the US Naval War College.

Air Defense Liaison

Coordinated exercises and ground- and air-based partner nation defenses.

Chief of OGV, MQ-1 Branch

Led Group standards and evaluations office as chief evaluator for the MQ-1 Formal Training Unit at Holloman AFB, NM.


J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2020

M.A., University of Hawaii, 2019, English

B.A., St. Cloud State University, 2003, Political Science

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