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Les Keffel

Les Keffel


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  • Colorado Springs World Affairs Council
    Board of Directors 11/2010 – Current

Education History

  • Ph.D. Comparative Politics/Policy Analysis (08/1993)
    Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver
  • M.A. Business Management/Public Administration (05/1979)
    Webster University
  • B.S. Education (05/1978)
    Southern Illinois University


  • Keffel, Les M.; Burian, Phillip E.; Maffei III, Francis R.. (2011). The Defense Life Cycle Management System As A Working Model For Academic Application
  • Keffel, Les M.. (2004). Where Does the Rubber Meet the Road? A Multidisciplinary Approach to Teaching Ergonomics
  • Keffel, Les M.. (1993). Modeling Organizational Adaptation: An Empirical Assessment of the Utility of a Theoretical Model Concerning the Relation of Strategic Choice and Environmental Determinism in the Organizational Adaptation Process. UMI.

Teaching Experience

  • Global History Since 1500 (Winter 2004)
    • Colorado Technical University – History
  • Human Factors Analysis (Winter 2004)
    • Colorado Technical University – Ergonomics
    • Taught Course from January 1999 thru December, 2004
  • MNC's and Global Strategy (Winter 2004)
    • Colorado Technical University – Management
    • Course taught from January 2000 thru December 2004


  • German
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Honors & Awards

  • Committment to Excellence Award, Career Education Corporation (03/2010)
  • Educator of the Year, Department of Management, Colorado Technical University (03/2005)
  • Civilian Education Scholarship, Air Force Institute of Technology (08/1987)
    Full scholarship to attend the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver


  • Business Through Education in Germany, 08/07/2009
    Presented to the International Group of the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce
  • Business and the Economy, 06/23/2009
    Keynote Speaker, Chamber of Commerce and Industry South Thuringia, Suhl, Germany, June 2009.
  • • Where Does the Rubber Meet the Road? A Multidisciplinary Approach to Teaching Ergonomics, 03/01/2004
    Presented at the 10th International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Orlando, Florida


  • Administrator, High School/Community College Outreach Program (08/2010 – Current) Colorado Technical University
  • Dean, General Education (08/2010 – Current) Colorado Technical University
  • Director, CTU/Colorado Springs Early Colleges Partnership (08/2010 – Current) Colorado Technical University