Dr. Nicole Drumhiller chairs the Intelligence Studies Industry Advisory Committee (IAC), serves as the president of the Center on Transnational Crime and Political Conflict, and is an editorial board member for the peer-reviewed Journal of Global Security and Intelligence Studies. She is also a certified threat manager with the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals.
A published author, her works focus on group behavior, political leadership, intelligence, and international relations. She has published within peer-reviewed journals such as the American Intelligence Journal, and Peace & Change. Dr. Drumhiller published a book chapter within National Security in the Era of Cyber Espionage and Counterintelligence, and regularly publishes within the In Public Safety blog.
Dr. Drumhiller has presented her work at the International Society of Political Psychology, International Studies Association, and the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association. In 2017 she presented her work on “Radical Animal Rights Extremism: Assessing the Nature of the Threat” in Austin, TX at the Southwestern Social Science Association. In August 2017, she will present on “Using Geospatial Technology to Diffuse Conflict in Geographically Challenged Areas” alongside Liam O’Brien, an Intelligence Studies Department full-time faculty member at James Madison University .
As a previous instructor at Washington State University, Dr. Drumhiller taught courses in international relations, comparative politics, security studies, civil liberties, American public policy, and gender and politics.