Speaker Bios

Paul Tanghe, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army

Lieutenant Colonel Paul Tanghe, PhD is Professor of Military Science at Fordham University, responsible for character-based leader development and officer education for college students in New York City and the Hudson Valley. An active duty Army officer for nearly two decades, Paul has commanded and led reconnaissance and armor units in Iraq, Korea, and Afghanistan as well as at the National Training Center in the Mojave Desert. A former firefighter and EMT, Paul is also a conservation scientist with expertise in governance involving endangered species and protected areas. 

Speaker's Classes Present/Past


Leadership in a Changing World: an Army Perspective on Fire Service

How do we lead teams to do difficult things serving others? The Army and fire service are similar yet distinct professions: this presentation will examine convergence and contrasts between them, focused on how their leaders create shared understanding and cohesive teams to adapt and evolve.