Dr. William J. Lahneman is Professor of Security Studies and International Affairs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, and a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), an M.A. in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, and a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.
He is a former Commander in the U.S. Navy. He has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for 2018-19, and will teach and conduct research at King Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain during the spring 2019 semester. Recent publications include “Experiencing the Art of Intelligence: Using Simulations/gaming for Teaching Intelligence and Developing Analysis and Production Skills“ in Intelligence and National Security (2017); “IC Data Mining in the Post-Snowden Era” in the International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (2016); The Art of Intelligence: Simulations, Exercises, and Games (2014) (with co-editor Ruben Arcos); From Mediation to Nation Building: Third Parties and the Management of Communal Conflict (2013) (with co-editor Joseph Rudolph); and Keeping U.S. Intelligence Effective: The Need for a Revolution in Intelligence Affairs (2011).