Dr. Nicole Drumhiller is the Program Director for the Intelligence Studies Department within the School of Security and Global Studies (SSGS). As the Program Director, Dr. Drumhiller is responsible for and oversees the undergraduate and graduate level intelligence studies curriculums and ensures their alignment with corresponding institutional learning objectives. She is also responsible for the evaluation, mentorship, and development of the department’s faculty to ensure that teaching excellence is met, conducts student-faculty mediation and advocacy, and Chair’s the Intelligence Studies Industry Advisory Committee (IAC), and helps to support university partnerships within SSGS, among other administrative responsibilities. In addition to her work as Program Director, Dr. Drumhiller currently serves as the President of the Center on Transnational Crime and Political Conflict, an educational non-profit organization, 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. Dr. Drumhiller is a published author whose works have focused on group behavior, political leadership, intelligence, and international relations. She has a published within peer-reviewed journals like that of the American Intelligence Journal, and Peace & Change, she has a published book chapter within National Security in the Era of Cyber Espionage and Counterintelligence, and she also publishes within the InPublicSafety Blog. Dr. Drumhiller has presented her work at several different professional conferences to include the International Society of Political Psychology, International Studies Association, and Pacific Northwest Political Science Association. In 2017 she will present her work on “Radical Animal Rights Extremism: Assessing the Nature of the Threat” in Austin, TX at the Southwestern Social Science Association, and she will also 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 in August 2017. Dr. Drumhiller was a previous instructor at Washington State University where she taught courses in International Relations, Comparative Politics, Security Studies, Civil Liberties, American Public Policy, and Gender and Politics.