College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Behavioral and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni

2005 Distinguished Alumni

Blaire Harms

BA International Relations, Class of 1990

Honor Year: 2005

In a military career that started with the ROTC in Chico, Blaire Harms has traveled the globe and has distinguished herself in her roles as an educator, counselor, and executive officer at the United States Military Academy (USMA). She earned her Master's degree in Political Science from Rutgers University. Harms recently completed strategic arts training in preparation for her role at the United States Pacific Command at Fort Shafter in Hawaii, but has been redirected to assist in the tsunami relief effort. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and received an Army Commendation Medal in recognition of her coordination and execution of a USMA outreach visit to Baghdad University.