EdD, Higher Education Administration and Research, Oklahoma State University
M.A., Geography, University of Oklahoma
M.A., Public Administration, University of Oklahoma
Office: 2218 Exploratory Hall
Telephone: (703) 993-9225
Dr. Self specializes in geostrategic studies with an emphasis on the infrastructure security, counter-insurgency and tribal movements. His general areas of research, publications, teaching and consulting activities include: Insurgency, the Middle East and North Africa, Physical Geography of Military Operations, Ethnicity and National Movements. Self’s academic background includes more than 30 years as a university professor, with graduate degrees in ethnology, geography, public administration and planning. He is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Tribe of Oklahoma.He is currently an active consultant and participant in foreign military sales,installation force protection and urban migration and world ungoverned areas.