Michael C. Shaw, Ph.D.

Military Professor Strategy and Policy Department
Lt. Col., U.S. Army
Michael C. Shaw faculty photo


Lt. Col. Michael C. Shaw is a military professor in the Strategy and Policy Department. He most recently graduated from the Army War College. An Army aviator, his past assignments include battalion command, Army staff, commander's initiative group, and various other command and staff positions. Past operational tours include in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Spartan Shield, and Operation Inherent Resolve.

Areas of Expertise

  • Aerospace
  • Air Warfare
  • Operational Warfare

Professional Highlights


Battalion Command

Commanded 1-14th Aviation Regiment, the Army's sole AH64D/E training battalion. Responsible for undergraduate and graduate level training for all AH64 flight proficiencies.

G-3/5/7 DAMO-AV

As a member of the Army's G-3/5/7, I served as the Army's Aviation integration officer.

Aviation Branch G-3 Proponency

The branch proponent for execution and coordination of the Aviation Restructure Initiative between all aviation enterprise stakeholders.


Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2015, Human Resource Education and Leader Development

M.S., Louisiana State University, 2012, Human Resource Education and Leader Development

B.A., Santa Clara University, 2001, History

C.V. or Resume

Related Credentials

AH64D/E Instructor Pilot

Awards and Decorations

Louisiana State University College of Human Sciences and Education Hall of Distinction

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