Prof. Seth Lynn

Seth Lynn

Adjunct Faculty

Part-Time Faculty • Administrative Director


Founder of Veterans Campaign

Seth Lynn graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2002, and served for six years as an active duty Marine Corps officer, during which time he deployed to Okinawa, Kuwait, and Iraq, and spent two summers studying Arabic at Middlebury College. After leaving active duty, he studied international relations and politics at Princeton University, earning a Masters in Public Affairs.

During this time, Seth founded Veterans Campaign with the help and support of several of his schoolmates. Since founding Veterans Campaign in 2009, Seth has become a recognized authority on civil-military relations and veterans in politics, subjects on which he is frequently quoted in the media.

In addition to his duties with Veterans Campaign, Seth is an adjunct professor of Civil-Military Relations & Public Leadership. A Major in the Marine Corps Reserve, Seth continues to serve as the Commanding Officer of Company A, 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion in Norfolk, Virginia. He serves as the executive director of Veterans Campaign. 

Academic Director, Public Leadership
MPA, International Relations, Princeton University
BS, Political Science, United States Naval Academy
Selected Publications

Lynn, S. (2014). Training Vets for the Campaign TrailCampaigns & Elections

Lynn, S. (2012). The Candidate's Field Manual. Veteran's Campaign