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SI - Faculty & Advisors

Col. Gordon Middleton, Ph.D.
Director of Strategic Intelligence
Asst. Prof. of Strategic Intelligence
Jonathan P. Binnie, J.D. Adjunct Professor of Government
James. D. Ohlson, M.A. Adjunct Professor of Government

Strategic Intelligence Track Board of Advisors

Jock Binnie

Jonathan Binnie, J.D.
Board of Advisors, Strategic Intelligence Program
Former FBI Chief Counterintelligence Strategist

Professor Binnie has a B.A. in History from North Park College and a J.D. from the Northern Illinois University College of Law. He is currently a Senior Consultant to several U.S. Intelligence Community agencies. As a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent, in addition to a variety of field assignments, he served as the FBI's Chief Counterintelligence Strategist and Chief of National Security Training.  He taught, presented, or briefed at most U.S. Intelligence Community agencies, several U.S. Embassies, and Senate and House intelligence oversight committees. While in the FBI he was also an adjunct instructor for NSA. In 1999, Professor Binnie won the Rubicon Award of Excellence for “extraordinary service in building bridges of understanding, cooperation, and synergy between the FBI and CIA.”

David Shedd
David Shedd
Board of Advisors, Strategic Intelligence Program
Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency

David Shedd was appointed the deputy director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) in September 2010. The deputy director is the second-ranking position in the DIA, and Mr. Shedd supports the director in the agency’s daily operations and long-term planning. From May 2007 - September 2010, Mr. Shedd was the inaugural Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Policy, Plans and Requirements. Mr. Shedd has also served as the ODNI Chief of Staff and Acting Director of the Intelligence Staff to the Director of National Intelligence.  Prior to the creation of the ODNI, Mr. Shedd held intelligence policy positions at the National Security Council.  He served most recently as the NSC's Special Assistant to the President.  From 1984 to 1993, Mr. Shedd was posted overseas in the U.S. Embassies in Costa Rica and Mexico.  Mr. Shedd has also held many senior management assignments in the U.S., including Chief of Congressional Liaison at CIA. Mr. Shedd holds a M.A. Degree from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in Latin American Studies.

Rich Haver
Board of Advisors, Strategic Intelligence Program
V. President for Intel Programs, Northrop Grumman

Rich Haver is the former Special Assistant for Intelligence to the Secretary of Defense; and former Chief of Staff of the National Intelligence Council and Deputy to the Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production. Mr. Haver was selected by Vice President Cheney to head the Bush Administration's Transition Team for Intelligence and then selected by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld as the Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence in 2001. He is a recipient of many awards, including the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, the CIA Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, the Presidential Rank Meritorious Executive Award, and the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal.

Ed Waltz
Board of Advisors, Strategic Intelligence Program
Chief Scientist, Intel. Innovation at BAE Systems

Ed Waltz leads hard intelligence target research at the Intelligence Innovation Division of BAE Systems Advanced Information Technology. He holds a BSEE from the Case Institute of Technology and an MS in Computer, Information and Control Engineering form the University of Michigan, and over 35 years of experience in developing and deploying signal processing, data fusion and analytic technologies for C2 and intelligence. He is the author of Knowledge Management in the Intelligence Enterprise and Information and Warfare Principles and Operations. He is a recipient of the DoD Joseph Mignona Data Fusion Award (2004), and became a Veridian Technology Fellow in 2002.