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Michael Andrew Sheehan

Michael Andrew Sheehan, American former protective services official, former federal agency administrator. Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Special Forces Association.

Background

  • Sheehan, Michael Andrew was born on February 10, 1955 in Red Bank, New Jersey, United States. Son of John M. and Janet M. (Purcell) Sheehan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1977. Master of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1988.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1977-1997, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, retired, 1997. Intelligence analyst The White House, Washington, 1989-1991. Director international programs National Security Council, 1992-1993, director global issues, 1995-1997.

      Director POLMIL affairs United States Mission to United Nations, New York City, 1993-1995. Department assistant secretary for international organic affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1997-1998, coordinator for counter terrorism, 1998-2000. Assistant secretary general Department Peacekeeping Operations United Nations, New York City, 2001—2003.

      Deputy commissioner counter-terrorism New York Police Department, 2003—2006. Distinguished Fellow, Center for Law & Security New York University School Law, since 2006.

    Membership

    Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Special Forces Association.

    Connections

    • Married Sita Sheehan. Children: Alexandra, Michael.
    • father: John M. Sheehan
    • mother: Janet M. (Purcell) Sheehan
    • spouse: Sita Sheehan
    • children: Alexandra Sheehan
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    Born February 10, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1977
      United States Military Academy
    • 1988
      Georgetown University
    • 1977 - 1997
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1989 - 1991
      intelligence analyst, The White House
      Washington, United States
    • 1993 - 1995
      director, POLMIL affairs United States Mission to United Nations
    • 1997 - 1998
      department assistant, secretary for international organic affairs United States Department State
      Washington, United States
    • 2001 - 2003
      assistant, secretary general Department Peacekeeping Operations United Nations
    • 2003 - 2006
      deputy commissioner counter-terrorism New York Police Department
    • 2006
      Distinguished Fellow
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