Daniel Olson

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Daniel Olson

JD, Teaching Associate Professor
Criminal Justice
ACAD 311
1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Summer Office Hours: by appointment (in person or virtual)

Biographical Information

Daniel (Dan) Olson is a Senior Instructor of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Service at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. He received his B.A. in Business Administration from Michigan State University, and he received his J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School. Dan served as a Judge Advocate in the United States Air Force for over twenty years before retiring in 2017. His operational experience includes tours as a state-side Staff Judge Advocate, deployed Staff Judge Advocate, Medical Law Consultant, and as Chief of the Air Force's Medical Law Field Support Center. He also served as a Civil Law Instructor at the Air Force Judge Advocate General's School, and he was an Assistant Professor of Law at the United States Air Force Academy for six years. He has been published in the Air Force Law Review, the Air Force Judge Advocate General's School's Support Center's Medical Law Quarterly, and the Air Force Judge Advocate General's School's The Reporter. 

Research Interests

  • Legal issues impacting homeland security (homeland security law)
  • Cyber crime, cyber war, and cyber civil rights (cyber law)

Curriculum Vitae