Lance Sells - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Peace & Security Division
Mr. Lance Sells is of the functional lead for the Peacekeeping/Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) efforts within the Peace and Security (P&S) Division at the Institute for Security Governance (ISG). In this role, Mr. Sells oversees ISG activities in support of Geographic Commands in building peacekeeping capacity within GPOI partner nations and enhances multi-national peacekeeping efforts.
Mr. Sells's previous positions include Defense Attaché/Senior Defense Official (SDO) Guinea; West Africa, Senior Desk Officer AFRICOM J5 Strategy, Plans and Programs; and Supervisory Security Assistance Officer, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) headquarters, Kabul, Afghanistan. Mr. Sells is Retired Army Military Police Officer and Foreign Area Officer (FAO).
Mr. Sells received an MA in International Relations is from Columbia University, and his dual BS in Computer Science and European History is from the US Military Academy, West Point. He is fluent in French. Mr. Sells and his wife have 2 children.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Stability Operations
- UN Peacekeeping Operations
- UN Operational Support Activities