George D. Satterfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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George Satterfield holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Illinois (2001) and an M.A. in history from Illinois State University. Before joining the Strategy and Policy Department, he taught history at the post-secondary level in New York and New Jersey. In 2006, he was a faculty member at Hawaii Pacific University, and at the same time, he won a distinguished book award for his book “Princes, Posts, and Partisans: The Army of Louis XIV and Partisan Warfare in the Spanish Netherlands, 1673-1678 (Leiden: Brill, 2003).” Professor Satterfield has expanded his interests to include modern European history, general military and naval history, counterinsurgency and NATO.

Areas of Expertise

  • COIN
  • Diplomacy
  • Europe
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Military Theory
  • NATO
  • Revolutionary War


Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2001, History

M.A., Illinois State University, 1989, History

B.S., Illinois State University, 1987, Political Science

Research Contributions and Publications

"Princes, Posts, and Partisans: The Army of Louis XIV and Partisan Warfare in the Netherlands (1673-1678)"
George Satterfield
(Brill, 2003)

Awards and Decorations

Society of Military History Distinguished Book Award

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