We will be discussing the historical side, the theory, and practical application of leadership. Dr. James Young graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1997. He holds a doctorate in U.S. History from Kansas State University. He was an officer in the United States Army, serving as an armor officer, a platoon officer, and an executive officer.
Dr. James Young is a science fiction and alternative history author and editor hailing from Missouri. In addition to his solo alternative history series (The Usurper’s War), James has collaborated with NYT Bestsellers S.M. Stirling, David Weber, Taylor Anderson, and Dragon Award Winner Sarah Hoyt in the Phases of Mars anthologies. His books are available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at many independent bookstores throughout the Midwest.
His writing credits include winning the United States Naval Institute's 2016 Cyberwarfare Essay Contest and articles in Armor, the Journal of Military History, and Proceedings. His fiction genres are alternate history (Usurper's War series and Phases of Mars anthologies) and military science fiction (Vergassy Universe). You can find him on FB (https://www.facebook.com/ColfaxDen/), Twitter (@Youngblai), or his blog (jamesyoungauthor.com).