Category: Instructors

Alex B

Alex is the Senior Intelligence Analyst for Persistent Surveillance Systems (PSS) and the Community Support Program (CSP).  As an early participant in the original ATIC Analyst Boot Camp, he earned his certification in Wide Area Airborne Surveillance (WAAS) in 2010 and was hired by PSS at that time.  Since then, Alex has led teams of 40+ analysts on rapid deployment WAAS missions internationally and domestically for the Military, DoD, Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, and Disaster Response clients. In addition to his mission responsibilities, Alex is the Senior Instructor responsible for the training and development of all new Trackers and Analysts at PSS and CSP as well as all client training and support. Alex serves as the WAAS Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all prosecution and defense teams for any legal proceedings involving intelligence provided by PSS or CSP.  Courses taught: Introduction to Wide Area Surveillance, Optional 4-week experiential learning exercise.

Steve C

Mr. Steve C has more than 36 years’ experience in the Intelligence Community supporting ISR mission platforms as a rated officer, serving in staff and policy making positions in the National Security Agency, Combatant Commands, Joint Staff, and Department of Defense. He has extensive expertise in Signals Intelligence, Electronic Warfare, Human Intelligence, Counter Narcotics, Technology Transfer, Collection and Analysis. Courses taught: Transnational Organized Crime, Multi-Int Analysis.

Dr. Anne C

Dr. Anne C has over 10 years’ experience working on every aspect of the research process with a focus in cognitive psychology. She has conducted research on attention, eyewitness memory/ decision making, bird memory, and cultural psychology. She completed a post-doc sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in which she worked to quantify cultural/ behavioral models and inject them into anomaly detection techniques used in tracking algorithms and for the purpose of dark network detection. More recently, her area of interest has been in studying the human side of cyber warfare. Courses taught: Human Systems Integration.

Greg F

Mr. Greg F has been an all-source analyst for one of the Department of Defense’s Service Intelligence Production Centers and the Defense Intelligence Agency for 15 years. While there, he supported the Joint Intelligence Task Force-Combating Terrorism. He also served as an all-source analyst in the US Navy active and reserves for 10 years. He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations. Courses taught: Creative and Critical Thinking; Structured Analytic Techniques.

Dr. Terry O

Dr. Terry O has 11 years’ experience as a university staff scientist. She was the CBRN Defense Certificate Program Director, US Army NBC Team. Her faculty position research area is “terrorism and leadership.” Her dissertation work was on high stakes decision making for crisis leaders. She holds a Master’s degree in Education. Courses taught: Introduction to Terrorism, Introduction to Power Platform Leader Skills.

Michael P

Mr. Michael P is a counterintelligence expert and senior Department of Homeland Security (DHS) representative to the Greater Cincinnati Fusion Center. He was a commander and federal agent for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations while on active duty. He attended the Naval Post Graduate School earning a Master’s in National Security Affairs in Far East Asia/China. He earned certificates in Thai and Mandarin Chinese from the Defense Language Institute. Courses taught: Introduction to Counterintelligence.

John R

Mr. John R has 18 years’ experience as an intelligence analyst supporting scientific and technical intelligence assessments to support decision making for senior military and government offices. He is the senior analyst at one of the Department of Defense’s Service Intelligence Production Centers where he is the team lead for analysis of a geographical region’s foreign military capabilities. He has expertise on foreign air exercises and tactics, as well as foreign air campaign analysis. Courses taught: Intelligence Analysis of Military Operations, Introduction to Aircraft Analysis.

Travis W

Mr. Travis W has 17 years of Intelligence Community experience at the Air Force Squadron, Major Command, Combatant Command, HQ Air Force, and national agencies. A national Integrated Air Defense System (IADS) expert with significant experience in fighter aircraft, counterspace, and ballistic missile analysis. He is a skilled briefer, writer, and all-source analyst with extensive executive briefing and writing experience. Courses taught: Introduction to Integrated Air Defense Systems, Briefing for Intelligence.

Steve W

Mr. Steve W has been in the law enforcement, counterintelligence, and security business for 50 years. His experience includes tours of duty with Army Intelligence, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, the Naval Investigative Service (the predecessor to NCIS of TV show fame), the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Georgia Tech Research Institute, two DoD offices, Special Programs and Strategic Capabilities Office, and finally, the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center for Human Capital Development (ATIC). He has been an instructor for the IACT/Analyst Boot Camp program since 2015. Courses taught: History of the Intelligence Community, History of Espionage in Intelligence, Ethical and Legal Issues in Intelligence.