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From July 2005 to the present: Research, writing, and consulting.
Retired (as of 9 July 2005): Emeritus, Muskingum University, New Concord, Ohio
Most Recent Position: From July 1, 2001 to July 8, 2005, Vice President for Administration, Muskingum University, New Concord, Ohio
Responsible for facilities project planning and implementation, including management interface with consultants, architects, and construction managers on such projects as the $11,3000,000 Philip and Betsey Caldwell Hall, a state-of-the-art communication arts complex;
Exercised general oversight of intercollegiate athletics, involving 19 NCAA Division III athletic teams;
Held overall management responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the physical plant, including prioritization and consultation with regard to significant deferred maintenance projects involving existing facilities;
Performed the broad oversight function for campus security, working with an armed, commissioned police force of five officers and a professional Director of Campus Police;
Oversaw both general and case-specific activities of the human resources and personnel functions at the University.
Immediate Previous Position: From December 3, 2001, to July 15, 2002, served simultaneously as Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Muskingum University, New Concord, Ohio
Responsible for management and oversight of activities of units involved in fundraising, public relations, and alumni relations
Previous Position: From July 1, 1998, to June 30, 2001, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Muskingum University, New Concord, Ohio
Responsible, as Chief Academic Officer, for all undergraduate and graduate programs of the University, the library, academic and administrative computing, academic support services, international programs, a prison program, and the Center for the Advancement of Learning
Prior Experience in Higher Education: From 1990 to 1998, Assistant and Associate Professor and Chair, Political Science Department, Muskingum University, with full range of teaching, advising, and committee responsibilities
Taught courses in Public Policy, Public Administration, State and Local Politics, Urban Politics, Political Communications, Theory and Methods in Political Science, and National Security Policy Issues
Panel discussant and moderator in presentations involving Russia, East Europe, and the Middle East
Newspaper, television, and radio commentator and speaker at civic and specialized organizations on national and international security concerns and general political issues
Associate Editor and Referee, Political Science, The Ohio Journal of Economics and Politics
A career of decision-making, problem-solving positions at increasingly demanding levels of responsibility in the Central Intelligence Agency. Retired member of the CIA's Senior Executive Service. Assignments in Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Washington, D.C. Expertise in collecting, assessing, and presenting substantive information to policymakers. First-hand experience in directing large and small organizations and managing multimillion dollar budgets. Extensive briefing and writing experience.
Deputy Group Director with full range of management responsibilities for activities of U.S. intelligence officers in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States. Intelligence material disseminated to U.S. diplomatic and military components worldwide electronically and in over 50 informational and analytical products.
Inspector in CIA's Office of the Inspector General responsible for providing the Director of Central Intelligence with assessments of the effectiveness of CIA programs and compliance of components and employees with relevant laws, Executive Orders, and regulations.
Section head at U.S. embassies in the Middle East and Europe, managing intelligence collection activities and utilizing substantive expertise and diplomatic skills for coordination with U.S. and foreign intelligence, military, and other governmental officials.
Headed Office-level executive/planning staff responsible for allocation of personnel and financial resources, including preparation and monitoring of programs and budgets, and for substantive requirements issues.
Directed activities of U.S. Government's unclassified news service which screens, selects, edits, and disseminates foreign open-source intelligence of immediate interest to key Government consumers.
As Senior Duty Officer in CIA's Operations Center, responsible for alerting senior Agency and Intelligence Community officials -- including the Director of Central Intelligence -- to receipt of significant information and explicating its significance in oral and written form.
Cora I. Orr Award for Faculty Service, Muskingum University, August 22, 1997
William Oxley Thompson Award for Excellence in Teaching, Muskingum University, September 3, 1992
Intelligence Medal of Merit, Central Intelligence Agency, June 1, 1990
J.D., George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, 1990
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law; American Jurisprudence Award in Professional Responsibility
U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1981
Honors: "With Distinction"
M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1964
Russian History; NDEA Title IV Fellowship
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1961
Majors in Political Science, History, and Economics
Private and governmental management and substantive courses
Including the Levinson Leadership Seminar, Management Grid, and CQ's Congressional Monitors
The Literature of Intelligence: A Bibliography of Materials, with Essays, Reviews, and Comments, April 1998-Present.
http://intellit.muskingum.edu and http://intellit.org
American Covert Operations: A Guide to the Issues (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO, July 2015).
Intelligence and National Security: A Reference Handbook (Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007).
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Volume Six: Postwar Consensus to Social Unrest, 1946 to 1975, ed. Thomas S. Langston (Washington DC: CQ Press, 2010)
"Central Intelligence Agency," 78-82;
"Federal Bureau of Investigation," 166-170;
"J. Edgar Hoover," 199-201.
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Volume Seven: The Clash of Conservatism and Liberalism, 1976 to Present, ed. Richard M. Valelly (Washington DC: CQ Press, 2010)
"Federal Bureau of Investigation," 153-156.
"CIA and Espionage," in Americans at War: Society, Culture, and the Homefront. Volume 4: 1946-Present, ed. John P. Resch, 26-28 (Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005).
"Collection and Use of Open Source Intelligence," in NATO Open Source Intelligence Reader, 98-103 (Brussels, Belgium: NATO and SACEUR, February 2002).
"The NIP Forum: Restructuring Intelligence," Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 12, no. 2 (Apr. 1996): 14.
"Report: Post-Cold War International Security Issues," The North American Nation Project: Year One, 1993-94--Final Reports (Bethany, WV: East Central Colleges, ).
"KGB Remnants Still Important in 'New' Russia," Cambridge, Ohio, Daily Jeffersonian, July 20, 1994; Zanesville, Ohio, Times Recorder, July 29, 1994.
"New Boxes for Old Tools? Considerations on Reorganizing U.S. Intelligence," Ohio Journal of Economics and Politics 8, no. 1 (Fall 1993): 1-10.
"Peace Will Not Come to the Middle East Overnight," Zanesville, Ohio, Times Recorder, September 19, 1993.
"Intelligence Chief Crucial Choice," Zanesville, Ohio, Times Recorder, December 2, 1992.
Paper, "Change and the Intelligence Community," delivered at conference, Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, October 23-24, 1992.
"Where Do Unemployed Spies Go?" Muskingum College Bulletin, Spring 1992.
"The Soviet Upheaval," Cambridge, Ohio, Daily Jeffersonian, September 7, 1991.
"Fate of KGB May Indicate Russian Regime's Direction," Zanesville, Ohio, Times Recorder, September 1, 1991.
Paper, "EMCON Tactics in Wartime (SECRET)," Chief of Naval Operations' Tactical Symposium, Newport, Rhode Island, November 1981.
"Taking It to the Communists," International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 26, no. 3 (2013): 624-630.
"Once Again, Alger Hiss," International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 26, no. 1 (2013): 201-207.
"Collaborating for Freedom," International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 25, no. 3 (Fall 2012): 604-609.
"A Scholar's Dream Assignment," International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 25, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 198-205.
"Michael Holzman, James Jesus Angleton, the CIA, and the Craft of Counterintelligence (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2008)," Intelligence and National Security 27, no. 1 (Feb. 2012), pp. 158-162.
"Building the Cold War Consensus," International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 24, no. 4 (Winter 2011-2012): 793-798.
"Not So Invisible to History," International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 24, no. 2 (Summer 2011): 383-388.
"Review Roundtable: The Trouble with Atomic Spies," Intelligence and National Security 25, no. 5 (Oct. 2010): 705-724. One of three reviews: Gary Kern, 705-715; Jerrold L. Scheckter, 715-721; and J. Ransom Clark, 721-724.
"Spy Wars: Moles, Mysteries, and Deadly Games," Journal of Cold War Studies 11, no. 2 (Spring 2009): 137-139.
"Benjamin Weiser, A Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid to Serve His Country (New York: Public Affairs, 2004)," Defense Intelligence Journal 16, no. 2 (2007): 155-156.
"Encyclopedic Hits and Misses," International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 11, no. 2 (Summer 1998): 239-242.
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Professional Development Committee, 1994-1997; Chair, 1996-1997
Chair, Search Committee for Vice President of Student Life, 1994
Wilds Strategy Committee, 1994
Graduate Committee, 1991-1997
Steering Committee, Institutional Self-Study, 1991-1992
Convener, Task Group on Student Resources, Institutional Self-Study, 1991-1992
Curriculum Committee, 1991-1994
Editorial Advisory Board, International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence
Association of Former Intelligence Officers
Central Intelligence Retirees Association
National Military Intelligence Association
U.S. Naval Institute
American Political Science Association
International Association for Intelligence Education
Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists
Midwest Political Science Association
International Studies Association
National Intelligence Education Foundation
Naval Intelligence Professionals
Member, Steering Committee, Ohio Bicentennial and New Concord 175th Anniversary Celebration, January-June 2003
Board Member, John and Annie Glenn Historic Site and Exploration Center, 2000-2005
Board Member, Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra, 1998-2005
Board Member, New Concord Heritage Committee, 1998-2005
Chair, New Concord Planning Commission, 1993-2005
Member and holder of various offices in New Concord Lions Club, 1990-2005
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