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Dr. Dallas D. Owens

Former Chairman, Strategic Research and Analysis
Area(s) of Expertise: AC/RC Integration and Force Structure; Homeland Security; Logistics; Coordinating Colloquia; Contracting Officer Representative

Photo Dr. Dallas D. Owens joined the Strategic Studies Institute's Strategic Research and Analysis Department in July 2003 after serving 27 years in the U.S. Army. He retired from SSI in 2012. He was the Chairman of the Strategic Research and Analysis Department, SSI. His recent military assignments include U.S. Army Reserve Adviser for the U.S. Army War College, Mobilization Branch Chief, DCSOPS Army Operations Center; and Transportation Action Officer, Mobility Division, Logistics Directorate (J4), Joint Staff. His military education includes Infantry OCS and Basic Course, Transportation Basic Course, Quartermaster Advance Course, CAS3, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the National Security Fellowship at Harvard University. COL Owens served as a Port Operator with a Transportation Terminal Unit during Operations DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM and as an Infantryman in Vietnam. He holds Sociology degrees from the University of North Carolina (B.A.), Utah State University (M.S.), and the University of Tennessee (Ph.D.), and has served on the faculty of Clemson University, North Carolina State University, University of Virginia, and University of Colorado.

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SSI books and monographs by Dr. Dallas D. Owens

  • Law vs. War: Competing Approaches to Fighting Terrorism

    July 01, 2005

    Authored by Ms. Shawn Boyne, Mr. Michael German, Dr. Paul R Pillar, Dr. Dallas D. Owens.
    The readings in this volume address one of the fundamental assumptions underlying the conduct of the War on Terrorism - the nature of our enemy, whether perpetrators of terrorist activities are criminals or soldiers (combatants).

  • AC/RC Integration: Today's Success and Transformation's Challenge

    October 01, 2001

    Authored by Dr. Dallas D. Owens.
    Lieutenant Colonel Dallas Owens analyzes current integration programs and initiatives and evaluates them for their potential to resist transformation's possible threat to AC/RC integration. He provides conclusions about the current and future state of AC/RC integration and offers recommendations to overcome transformation s challenges to integration.