The University of Texas at El Paso National Security Studies Institute National Security Studies Institute
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Name E-mail Expertise
Dr. Stephen Coulthart Intelligence Analysis/Methodology, Program and Policy Evaluation, Counterterrorism Policy, Middle Eastern Security
Dr. Misty Duke Legal Psychology, Intelligence Interviewing
Dr. Gabriella E. Sanchez Transnational Organized Crime, Border Crossings and Human Mobility Efforts, Resistance and Insurgent Movements
Dr. Larry Valero U.S. Intelligence and National Security, Strategy, Modern Warfare
Dr. Damien Van Puyvelde Security and Strategic Studies, Intelligence Studies, Democratic Governance, European Security
Defense and Strategic Studies (DSS) Faculty Minimize    

Name E-mail Expertise
Dr. Paul D. Ashby North American Regional Security and Political Economy, U.S. Foreign Policy
Dr. Joseph P. Bassi History of Science and Technology, US National Security, Space Policy
Dr. Aaron Brantly Cyber Security, Intelligence and National Security
Dr. Phillip T. Kolbe Counterinsurgency, Psychological Warfare, Southeast Asian Security
Dr. Brett Morris Strategic Studies, Middle Eastern Security, Information Operations
Lt Col J.P. Peltier African Security, Intelligence, Special Operations
Dr. Christine Sixta Rinehart  Security Studies, Terrorism, Conflict Resolution
NSSI Affiliated/Adjunct Faculty Minimize    

Name E-mail Expertise
Dr. Raed Aldouri Geographic Information Systems
Mr. Robert Amato Energy economics and National Security, Cyber Warfare, Cyber Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism and International Trade
Mr. Louis Barragan Homeland Security, National Security, Law Enforcement Intelligence, Counterterrorism
Ms. Joanne Bates Public Health and Homeland Security, Emergency Management
Dr. Mario Caire Cybersecurity, Cyberspace and National Security
Dr. Colin Clarke Terrorism, terrorism financing, Salafi-jihadist groups, transnational organized crime
Commander Paul Cross Law Enforcement Intelligence, Border Security, Homeland Security
Mr. David Danelo  Field Research, Border Security, Homeland Security
Dr. Geoff Hamm History of International Relations, Middle East, History of Espionage
Mr. David Jimenez Law Enforcement Intelligence, Border Security, Homeland Security
 Mr. Jose P. Jimenez Transnational Organized Crime & associated Criminal Street Gangs, Homeland security/terrorism 
Ms. Melinda Lauck Homeland Security, Legal Issues in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement
Mr. James Leiman Intelligence, Security Management, Cybersecurity
Mr. Daniel Lindstrom Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Counterintelligence
Dr. Agustin Maciel-Padilla Mexican National Security, Border Security, Intelligence Analysis
Ms. Lesley Rockwell Intelligence Analysis, Intelligence Writing and Briefing, Counterterrorism
Dr. Joseph Ulatowski Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Ethics and Security
Staff Minimize    

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Ms. Carmen Medellin                         Program Coordinator/Manager and Academic Advisor for the INSS, DSS. and BASS programs.