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LT Linden Dahlkemper
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Humanities Department
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

Linden.M.Dahlkemper@uscga.edu
(860) 444‐8383
LT LINDEN DAHLKEMPER
Instructor, Government Section
Humanities Department
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

LT Linden Dahlkemper graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2008 and began her career as a Deck Watch Officer aboard the CGC Walnut (WLB 205) in Honolulu, Hawaii. She qualified as an Officer of the Deck, Command Duty Officer and Boarding Officer, and held various positions on board, including Communications Officer, Public Affairs Officer and Assistant Navigator. In 2010, while participating in skimming operations for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, LT Dahlkemper transferred to the CGC Aspen (WLB 208), home-ported in San Francisco, California. LT Dahlkemper served as Operations Officer aboard Aspen and departed in 2012 to attend graduate school at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There she obtained a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management. LT Dahlkemper reported to the Coast Guard Academy in the summer of 2014 and currently serves as a Government Instructor in the Department of Humanities. 

Education:
  • M.S. in Public Policy and Management, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, 2014
  • B.S. in Government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 2008

Courses Taught:
  • Principles of American Government
  • American Government

Selected Publications and Presentations:
  • “Before the Grand Opening: Measuring Washington State's Marijuana Market in the Last Year Before Legalized Commercial Sales” by Beau Kilmer, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Gregory Midgette, Linden Dahlkemper, Robert J. MacCoun, and Rosalie Liccardo Pacula. RAND Corporation. (2013)

Honors:
  • Coast Guard Commendation Medal
  • Commandant’s Letter of Commendation (2)
  • Coast Guard Unit Commendation (4)
  • Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation (3)
  • National Ladies Auxiliary U.S. War Veterans Award, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 2008

Professional Memberships:
  • Pi Sigma Alpha – National Political Science Honor Society