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Paul F. Tanghe



Lieutenant Colonel Paul F. Tanghe is the Professor of Military Science at Fordham University’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). He leads Fordham’s Department of Military Science and its Yankee Battalion, providing leadership development to Cadets from universities and colleges across Manhattan, the Bronx, and the Hudson Valley. 


Previously, Tanghe served as Operations Officer for the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and for the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, providing the opposing force at the Army’s National Training Center in Fort Irwin, CA. He has led reconnaissance and tank units in Iraq, Korea, and Afghanistan.


Paul served as an Assistant Professor of International Affairs with the Department of Social Sciences, United States Military Academy at West Point. He holds a BS in Political Science from the United States Military Academy, and a MA and PhD in Political Science from the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. His research interests include the environmental governance of protected areas and endangered species conservation. He is a Fellow of the Explorers Club.

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