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Department of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership : Display Biographical Details

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Dr. Morten Ender

US Army

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Phone: 845-938-5638

Dr. Morten Ender is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point, the United States Military Academy, where he served eight years as the Sociology Program Director. He is an award-winning teacher at both the University of Maryland and West Point. On the West Point faculty for the past 28 semesters, his previous research posts include fellowships at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute at Patrick Air Force Base, Cocoa Beach, Florida and in the Department of Military Psychiatry, at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC. He has taught at the University of Maryland European Division, the University of Maryland at College Park, American College of Norway, and the University of North Dakota. Outside of sociology, Morten is preoccupied with physical fitness. He swims regularly and has commuted to his various offices around the world by bicycle his entire adult life. He can’t ever remember not recycling. He aspires to write about sociology and soccer one day. He lives in Highland Falls, New York with his family where he has grown tired of working on his 110-year old house and dreams of a home with a circular driveway and a wrap-around porch.


Marriage & the Family
Sociological Theory
Armed Forces & Society
Introductory Sociology
Military Films
Organizational Culture & Socialization