Dr. Coulthart’s article, “From Laboratory to the WMD Commission: How Academic Research Influences Intelligence Agencies, ” will be published in Intelligence and National Security. Read it here: https://bit.ly/2wlUTRd.
Dr. Larry Valero was invited to attend the 2019 Law Enforcement Intelligence Units/International Association of Law Enforcement Analysts Annual Training Event in Orlando, FL from April 28-May 3, 2019. Dr. Valero attended excellent panels examining the Dark Web, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, the Professional Development of the Intelligence Analyst, Social Media Intelligence, and Digital Warfare.
Mr. Mason Shuya's presented his Prospectus Defense on May 9th, "The New Cold War: Geostrategic Rivalry and a Return to Political Warfare."
The National Security Studies Institute at the UTEP hosted it's annual colloquium, “New Disruptive Technologies and US National Security” April 25-26, 2019 in El Paso, TX. For more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/HurdOnTheHill/videos/374682743136113/UzpfSTEyNzkwOTQ4MDU2ODg3NzoyNzMxODMwNzEzNTEwMDYx/
Dr. Larry Valero attended the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) European Chapter Annual Conference—“Mapping the Future of Intelligence Education” in Bucharest, Romania from July 14-17. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Valero, IAFIE President, Mr. Randy Pherson, IAFIE Vice President, and Professor Bob de Graaff, IAFIE European Chapter Chair.
Students in Intelligence and National Security Studies hosted their third and final Russian-language workshop. Students from UTEP's NSSI program were joined by Dr. Natalia Savchenko and some of her Russian language students. The topics at this workshop included places, countries, and vocabulary for Intelligence and National Security.
NSSI Grad students Meghann Maloney and Adriana Soltero and Professor David Jimenez attended the UT Austin Intelligence In Transition Symposium, Austin, Texas March 28, 2019.
Dr. Bridget Nolan delivered a paper titled “Constructing Spies: Gender, Embodiment, and the CIA” at the annual International Studies Association meeting in Toronto, Canada on March 28, 2019.
Dr. Coulthart chaired a panel on intelligence and “post-truth politics” and presented a paper on border security technology at the annual International Studies Association in Toronto March 27-30, 2019.
Dr. Valero delivered a presentation titled “Cybersecurity Threats to U.S. National Security and Developments in Cyberwarfare” to European participants of the International Visitors Program sponsored by U.S. Department of State on March 21, 2019.
March14, March 28, and April 11, NSSI will host a Russian Language Workshop for students.
On Friday, March 8, 2019 NSSI hosted a Round Table with NSA Former Senior Executives.