I’m a Ph.D. Candidate & Graduate Research Assistant at the School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs, University of Central Florida (UCF). https://sciences.ucf.edu/politics/hire-a-phd/. In addition, I have an MA in International Relations from the University of Liberia, an MPA in Public Administration from the Cuttington University, and a BA in Political Science from the African Methodist Episcopal University, Liberia.
I have fifteen (15) years of work experience both in Liberia and the United States. I’ve had a political appointment by the Liberian president to serve at the Ministry of National Defense (MoD). I served as Assistant Minister for Operations, Assistant Minister for Administration (Actg.), Director for Human Resource, Director for Procurement and Logistics, and Director for Administration at the MoD between 2006 and 2018. https://mod.gov.lr/assistant-minister-larmin-departs-liberia-for-counter-terrorism-studies/
I have undergone training at security (military) institutions: In 2016, I underwent training at the Naval Post Graduate College in California. In 2011, I did a course on emerging leaders in the security sector at the National Defense University in Washington DC. In 2008, I attended a gender mainstreaming seminar at Kings College London. Finally, in 2007, I graduated with a Defense and Strategy Studies diploma at the National Defense University in Beijing, China. https://mod.gov.lr/jallah-olga-r-c/