Judith H. Stiehm

B.A. East Asian Studies 1957

Judith Hicks Stiehm is professor of political science at Florida International University where she served as provost ad academic vice president for four years. Judith recently served as Distinguished Visiting Professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy. She has taught at the University of Wisconsin, University of California at Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California and has been a visiting professor at the U.S. Army Peace keeping Institute and at the Strategic Studies Institute at Carlisle Barracks. She earned a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison a master’s degree at Temple University in American History, and a Ph.D. in political theory from Columbia University. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and holds the U.S. Army Distinguished Civilian Service Medal. She has authored numerous books on gender and military issues. Her most recent book is “Champions for Peace: Women Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.” She was awarded the Frank Goodnow Award by the American Political Science Association in 2009.