Sebastian Engels

Sebastian Engels

A.M. Candidate in Regional Studies—REECA

Graduate Student Associate

US Army Captain Sebastian Engels is a Eurasian Foreign Area Officer (FAO), just returning from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Commissioned as an armor officer in 2007 from Dickinson College, Sebastian served in Germany, Iraq, and Afghanistan. After being selected to become a FAO in 2014, he learned Russian at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA, then spent one year conducting in-region training in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Sebastian is married to Stacy Engels and has three children.

Political and military dynamics of former Soviet Union states; civil-military relations in Ukraine and Georgia
Foreign Language


, History
, Dickinson College