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Stephen F. Hurst, Senior Lecturer
Stephen F. Hurst, Senior Lecturer, received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Wichita State University and his Master of Science in Defense Systems Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School. He served in Vietnam as an artillery forward observer and on Okinawa as the Operations Officer, 12th Marines. He has commanded an artillery battery, a headquarters company, and the Marine Detachment, Submarine Squadron 16. In addition, he served as the Integrated Logistics Support Officer for the Tactical Warfare Simulation, Evaluation, and Analysis System at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College. Steve served as Head, Manpower Information Systems Field Support Section where he acted as the functional manager of the Marine Corps' manpower management system. He joined the faculty in August 1989 while on active duty, retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in September 1992 and became a civilian faculty member.

Research Interest: Information Systems, Distance Education, Military History

Recent Publications:
Hurst, Stephen F., 2007."The Biggest Gun in the World", Military History, Jan/Feb 2007:50-53

Hurst, Stephen F., 1999."Creating a Chapter Web Site", Armed Forces Comptroller, Winter 1999:72-75

Hurst, Stephen F., 1993."Financial Management Education and Training - A Distance Learning Challenge", Armed Forces Comptroller, Fall 1993:13-15

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