Trevor Albertson, PhD

Trevor Albertson, PhD

Trevor Albertson

College of Liberal Arts

Dr. Trevor Albertson is Program Chair of the Associate's and Bachelor's degree programs in 
Military Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at Ashford University. He earned a PhD in World Cultures and History with a major field of the Political-Diplomatic History of the 20th Century United States from the University of California - Merced. He also has a Master of Arts in International Affairs from the Catholic University of America and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Norwich University. Dr. Albertson is a veteran of the United States Air Force. While on active duty, he served on the faculty in the department of political science at the US Air Force Academy from 2004-2006. Subsequently, he worked as a field representative for a member of the US House of Representatives from 2008-2010. Since 2012, he has worked as a civilian in the Department of Defense, specializing in intelligence. He says, “Education is the answer to most of society’s problems and needs. I see teaching and education as a calling and I sincerely hope my efforts enable others to change the world for the better.” Still a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, Dr. Albertson lives in Shingle Springs, CA. He enjoys spending time with his wife and family, traveling, snow skiing, and researching Cold War History.