Dr. Casey Skvorc

Full-Time Professor, Security and Global Studies
Dr. Casey  Skvorc


J.D. in Law
The University of Oklahoma
Ph.D. in Medical Psychology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
M.S. in Medical Psychology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Research Interests

Psychology and Law, and their relationships to Strategic Intelligence, Global Security, Law Enforcement, International Public Health.

Positions Held

2019 - Present
Georgetown University - Graduate Program in Bioterrorism and Biodefense
Guest Lecturer and Panel Discussant
2003 - Present
National Institutes of Health
Behavioral Health Screening Official, Select Agent and Biosurety Programs
2004 - 2022
National Institutes of Health - National Biocontainment and Biosafety Training Program - Post Doctoral Fellowship
1984 - 2008
U.S. Department of Justice/U.S. Secret Service
Attorney and Medical Psychologist
1990 - 2003
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Faculty and Guest Lecturer
1989 - 1992
US Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, National Legal Training Center
Faculty and Founding Director

Intellectual Contributions

An Interdisciplinary Capitals Assessment of COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts to Indigenous Communities of the Americas

Michelle A Watts,Kristin A Drexler,Casey Skvorc
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2023
SECOLAS Conference Proceedings

President Roosevelt's Emissary

Casey Skvorc
December 21, 2022
International Journal of Intellgence and Counter Intelligence

Physician, then Political Dictator: Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria

Casey Skvorc,Nicole K Drumhiller
August 12, 2022
Global Security and Intelligence Studies

Three Words Your Adolescent Wants to Hear

Casey Skvorc
June 1, 2020
Jewish Learning Institute

François Duvalier: Assessment of a 20th Century ‘Doctator’

Nicole K Drumhiller,Casey Skvorc
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1, 2018
Journal of Global Security and Intelligence Studies

Employee, Contractor, or Student? Four Legal Decisions Illustrate Differences in Laboratory Worker Protections

Casey Skvorc
September 1, 2016
Applied Biosafety

Criminal Prosecution—A Jumpstart for Laboratory Safety Accountability?

Casey Skvorc,Deborah E. Wilson,
September 1, 2015
Applied Biosafety

Developing a Behavioral Health Screening Program for BSL-4 Laboratory Workers at the National Institutes of Health

Casey Skvorc, E. Wilson
March 11, 2011
Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science.


A Case for a Doctorate in Intelligence: A model from the American Military University's Doctorate of Strategic Intelligence

September 2024

Research Report for Faculty Research Grants (COVID impacts to Indigenous Communities)

Research Grant Symposium
May 2023

An Interdisciplinary Assessment of Covid-19 Pandemic Impacts to Indigenous communities of the Americas

Research Grant Symposium
May 11, 2023

Conference Presentation International Edition

Lunch n Learn
May 9, 2023

Personnel Problems: Warning Intelligence Through Behavioral Screening in High Consequence Environments

International Studies Association
March 2023

An Interdisciplinary Capitals Assessment of COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts to Indigenous Communities of the Americas

March 24, 2023

A Case Study Comparison of Pandemic Impacts on Indigenous Groups in the Americas

Metlakatla Indian Community (Alaska)
July 14, 2022

Physician, then Political Dictator: Basar al-Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic

IAFIE 2022 Joint Conference
June 19, 2022

Update: Psychological Stressors and Elevated Risks for Ethical Violations Associated with Double-Life Identities within Undercover Intelligence Operations

March 16, 2022

Update: Fatigue-Related Accidents and Injuries in High Consequential Settings (COVID-19 update)

Brown Bag Luncheon Presentations
January 28, 2022

Mentorship and Encouraging Resilience

Teaching Excellence Summit
October 13, 2020

Listening to the Narrative: Strategic Assessment of Personnel Suitability and Reliability

International Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference
March 3, 2020

Psychological Stressors and Elevated Risks for Ethical Violations Associated with Double-Life Identities within Undercover Intelligence Operations

Ethics and Intelligence Conference
February 20, 2020

Law and Biological Safety and Security for Post-Doctoral Fellows

Law, Biosafety, and Biosecurity
January 1, 2020

Psychological Stressors Associated with Long Term Undercover Law Enforcement Assignments

Annual Conference 2020
October 20, 2019

The Young v. UPS Supreme Court Decision:Protections for Pregnant EmployeesRequesting Workplace Accommodations

Annual Conference 2018
September 30, 2018

An Innovative Case Study Method Teaching Law and Ethics in the European Intelligence Academic Community

Annual European Conference - 2018
September 16, 2018

Hold the Rope: Developing Cohesion and Teamwork Within an International Rugby Competition

Team USA Rugby Training Conference
March 15, 2017

Doctators: A Brief Survey of Physicians as Political Dictators

The Psychology of Encounter and the Politics of Engagement
July 3, 2015

Utilizing Principles of Medical Psychology to Enhance Medical Adherence

International Scholar Laureate Program
June 20, 2015

Assessment of Fatigue in High Containment Workers (High Consequential Environment) and its Relationship to Occupational Injury and Accidents

International Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference
March 15, 2014

Legal Liability and Responsibility for High Security Laboratory Research Directors

Annual Conference 2012
October 4, 2012

The Supreme Court Decision of NASA v Nelson and Its Application to the NIIH Biosecurity Program

Annual Conference 2011
October 1, 2011

Best Practices: Development of the NIH Behavioral Health Screen for Maximum Containment Workers

Annual Conference 2010
October 10, 2010

Legal Issues Associated with Insider Threat/Behavioral/Biosecurity Screening Procedures for Workers in High Security Laboratories

Policy, Ethics, and Law
September 5, 2009

The Effects of AZT, ddC, and D4T on Learning and Memory in Male and Female Rats

Annual Conference
October 15, 1998

Media Contributions

The Impact of COVID-19 on Indigenous People.

American Public University
June 29, 2022
Social Media - Podcast

Potential game-changing alert for Enhanced Interrogation case

June 29, 2021
Social Media - Blog

Law and Ethics in the American Intelligence Community

APUS Marketing Podcast
October 1, 2018
Social Media - Podcast

Certifications and Licensure

April 19, 2021
CITI - Social & Behavioral Research - Basic/Refresher
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
February 13, 2018
CITI - Social & Behavioral Research - Basic/Refresher
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)

Awards & Honors

May 25, 2022
Faculty Travel Grant
Received Faculty Travel Grant to attend IAFIE-2022 conference in Italy, June 2022. Unfortunately a medical condition prevented my attendance, and I returned the grant funding. Fortunately, I was able to submit a video presentation with my co-presenter, Dr Nicole Drumhiller.
January 7, 2022
Faculty Research Grant
Together with my co-researchers Drs Michelle Watts and Kristin Drexler, we will research the impact of COVID-19 on indigenous peoples in New Mexico, Alaska, and Belize. My focus will be access to civil and criminal justice, and public health. Working closely with student research assistants to provide opportunities for substantive participation with faculty research.
June 16, 2021
2020 University Strategic Initiative – Catalyst – Learning Management System Migration
During 2020, the earner of this badge made significant contributions to the migration of courses to a new online classroom to improve user experience, promote student-to-student and faculty-to-student interaction, enable a robust mobile classroom, and further differentiate APUS as a leader in online learning.
April 1, 1982
University of Oklahoma Client Consulting Champion
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Chosen as Law School Competition Champion, and 2nd place in Regional Competition held at the University of Houston.