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Dr. Keith Ludwick

Full-Time Associate Professor, Security and Global Studies


Ph.D. in Biodefense
George Mason University
M.A. in Homeland Security and Defense
Naval Postgraduate School

Research Interests

Terrorism, Intelligence, Intelligence Policy, Technology & Intelligence, Technology & Law Enforcement, Homeland Security

Positions Held

2019 - 2020
Wellmont Academy
1995 - 2018
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Special Agent
1990 - 1995
U.S. Air Force
1st Lt

Intellectual Contributions

Sorry, We're Close: Applying Business Models to Failed Terrorist Organizations

Keith Ludwick
June 19, 2020
Studies in Conflict and Terrorism

The Alphabet Bomber: A Lone Wolf Terrorist Ahead of His time - A revew

Keith Ludwick
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 16, 2019
CBRN Central


OSINT and Social Media in support of Law Enforcement Investigations

U.S. Central Commad Conference
October 17, 2017

Media Contributions

The State of National Security Education and Beyond: The CFR Educators Workshop 2019

Modern Diplomacy
April 23, 2019

Can We Stop Publicizing Terrorists without Censorship?

InHomeland Security
March 25, 2019

Certifications and Licensure

March 15, 2019
CITI - Social and Behavioral Research Basic/Refresher
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)

Awards & Honors

May 2011
National Intelligence Medal
National Security Agency
October 2008
Outstanding Academic Leadership Award
Naval Postgraduate School
October 2008
Top 10% of all Naval Postgraduate School Thesis
October 2004
FBI Director's Award for Technical Advancement
May 1998
Meritorious Unit Citation
Central Intelligence Agency