Jolly, Stuart

Adjunct Professor, Department of Finance

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    8-11 am Tues & Thurs

Short Biography

Current: State Director Americans for Prosperity. Stuart assumed his position in 2006 and has seen many legislative successes since. Stuart has taught at UCO since 2003, and was previously the chair of the Military Science Dept for nearly 4 years. Prior to joining AFP, Lieutenant Colonel Jolly spent nearly 22 years in the United States Army as an Army Aviator flying many different helicopters. During the Persian Gulf War, he was a Blackhawk Helicopter Platoon Leader in the 101st Airborne Division, and as result of his service there, earned the Bronze Star and two Air Medals. Stuart also served in the US Embassy to Belgium in the Defense Attach╠ę Office, and as a Company Commander in Germany in the 3rd Infantry Division in Ansbach, GE. He has two daughters and a son.


The Citadel, Charleston, SC: BA Political Science East Carolina University, Greenville, NC: MA International Science in Business US Army Flight School (UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters) Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA (French & Dutch)


Frequently published in The Oklahoman, The Edmond Sun, The Tulsa World, and numerous other papers around the state.


College of Business Adjunct Professor of the Year, 2010 Summit All-Star Award, Americans for Prosperity, 2008 Multiple military awards including the Bronze Star, 3 Meritorious Service Medals, 2 Air Medals, Joint Service Achievement Award, Air Assault School Badge among others.