Dr. Nicole Drumhiller

    Leading expert in international intelligence analysis


    • Intelligence
    • Political Psychology
    • National Security
    • International Relations
    • Terrorism
    • Group Behavior
    • Leadership Profiling

    About Dr. Nicole Drumhiller

    Dr. Nicole Drumhiller is the Program Director of the Intelligence Studies Department at American Public University System. Nicole earned her PhD in Political Science from Washington State University.  She is also a Certified Threat Manager with the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals.  Her areas of expertise include terrorism and political extremism, as well as leadership profiling.  She has recently carried out research assessing the current threat stemming from the radical environmental and animal rights movement.  She also serves as an editorial board member for the Journal of Global Security and Intelligence Studies.

    Published Works

    Issues in Maritime Cyber Security (Westphalia Press)
    2017. Edited book with Joseph DiRenzo III and Fred Roberts. Westphalia Press.
    Apocalyptic Opportunism: Cult Formation and Violence in an Unstable Nation State.
    2016. Paper with Craig Whiteside, American Intelligence Journal 33, no. 2.
    What’s in a Flag? The Protestant Community’s Identity, Symbols and Protests in Belfast
    2014. Paper with Elena Mastors, Peace & Change 39, no. 4 (October): 495-518.
    US-China Relations: Cyber Espionage and Cultural Bias.
    2016. Book chapter with Clay Wilson, In National Security in the Era of Cyber Espionage and Counterintelligence. Edited by Eugenie de Silva. IGI Global
    Review of Intelligence Communication in the Digital Era: Transforming Security, Defence and Business, Edited by Rubén Arcos and Randolph H. Pherson. Basingstoke, England
    2015. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015." Journal of Strategic Security 8, no. 4 (Winter): 123-125
    Review of Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism by Louise I. Shelley
    2014. Journal of Strategic Security 7, no. 4 (Winter): 120-121.

    Conferences to Consider

    International Studies Association

    Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

    Pacific Northwest Political Science Association

    Southwestern Political Science Association

    Association of Threat Assessment Professionals

    International Association for Intelligence Education

    International Association for Intelligence Education – Europe

    International Society of Political Psychology

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