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Dr. Nicole Drumhiller

Program Director Associate Professor, Security and Global Studies

Education

Ph.D. in Political Science
Washington State University
M.A. in Political Science
Washington State University
B.A. in Criminal Justice
Washington State University
B.A. in Political Science
Washington State University

Teaching Interests

Intelligence Profiling Political Psychology Extremism Terrorism Leadership and Decision-Making Psychology of Groups U.S. National Security Policy International Security United States Foreign Policy Topics in Homeland Security International Politics International Relations Theory Comparative Politics

Positions Held

2016 - Present
Center for the Study of Transnational Crime and Political Conflict
President
2006 - 2013
Washington State University
Adjunct Faculty
2012 - 2012
Washington State University Foundation
Prospect Research Analyst

Intellectual Contributions

Review of Intelligence Communication in the Digital Era: Transforming Security, Defence and Business.

Nicole K Drumhiller
January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2015
Journal of Strategic Security

What's In a Flag? Identity, Symbols and Protests in Belfast

Elena M Mastors, Nicole K Drumhiller,
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2014
Peace & Change

Review of Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism by Louise I. Shelley

Nicole K Drumhiller
January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2014
Journal of Strategic Security

External Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

U.S. Fur Industry and Perception of Fear and Threat of Physical Violence

Joint Mink Research Committee
2016
Funded – In Progress

U.S. Fur Industry and Perception of Fear and Threat of Physical Violence

Olympic Fur Breeders
2016
Funded – In Progress

Presentations

Challenges in Profiling the Anonymous

USC/ARO Workshop on Cyber-Physical Security: Challenges and Approaches
February 4, 2016

Doctators: A Survey of Physicians as Political Dictators in the 20th and 21st Centuries

International Society of Political Psychology
July 4, 2015

Shock-Imagery: Good for the Cause or Counterproductive in the Animal Rights Movement?

International Studies Association
February 18, 2015

What’s In a Flag? Identity, Symbols and Protests in Belfast

International Society of Political Psychology
July 2014

Social Cognition: Awareness of Biases

Washington State Fusion Center Analyst Conference
September 2013

Simulations and Applied Learning

Annual Conference - International Association for Intelligence Education
May 2013

Deterrence and Political Psychology: The Importance of Knowing Your Enemy

Maritime Risk Symposium
November 2012

Nonproliferation Efforts and the Increasing Spread of Cruise Missiles.

Annual Conference - Pacific Northwest Political Science Association
October 2011

Apocalyptic Opportunism: Cult Formation and Violence in an Unstable Nation-State.

Annual Conference - International Studies Association
March 2011

In the Shadow of the Red Queen: State Behavior and Participation in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime.

Annual Conference - Pacific Northwest Political Science Association.
October 2010

Forcing a Square Peg into a Round Hold: The Control Model as a Difficult Fit for the Biological Weapons Regime

Annual Conference - International Studies Association
February 2009

Bioregulator’s and Just War

Annual Conference - Southwest Political Science Association
March 2008

Media Contributions

Officers Need Community Support Daily, Not Just After Tragedy

InPublicSafety Blog.
March 2016
Social Media - Blog

Sharpening Scholarly Skills Can Enhance Professional Performance

InPublicSafety Blog.
February 2016
Social Media - Blog

Explore Your Intellectual Curiosity as an Academic Researcher

InPublicSafety Blog.
November 2015
Social Media - Blog

The Path to Strengthening Your Academic Writing Skills

InHomelandSecurity Blog
August 2015
Social Media - Blog

Intelligence Career Options: What Degree Should You Consider?

InHomelandSecurity Blog
June 2015
Social Media - Blog

Is the Use of Shock Imagery Effective for Drawing Public Attention to an Issue?

In Public Safety
August 18, 2014
Social Media - Blog

Domestic Terrorism: Determining the Scope of Localized Threats

Scholar of the Week
March 2013
Social Media - Blog

Certifications and Licensure

January 2015
eMETT 3.0 Expert Level
Paul Ekman Group
January 2015
eSETT 3.0 Expert Level
Paul Ekman Group
August 26, 2016
Certified Threat Manager (CTM)
Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP)

Awards & Honors

June 2013
First Place
International Association for Intelligence Education
First Place in the Professional Category of the IAFIE Essay Contest. Paper with Elena Mastors. "Complex Analysis and Foreign Leaders: The Obligation for Intelligence Education."
June 15, 2013
APUS Outstanding New Faculty Member of the Year Award
American Public University System
2010
APSA Teaching Award Recognition
2010
Faculty Excellence Award
Naval ROTC battalion at Washington State University and the University of Idaho.