Kimberley L Thachuk

Title:
Adjunct Professor, ESIA (Security Policy Studies)
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Transnational Security Issues; Transnational Organized Crime; Corruption; International Criminal Law

Kimberey L. Thachuk, PhD is a senior analyst and educator focusing on transnational security issues, including organized crime and terrorism, human, drug, and arms trafficking, and environmental, health, and energy issues. She served as the National Counterintelligence Officer for Transnational Issues at the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as well as a senior analyst at a number of intelligence community locations.

Prior to this, for over a decade she was a senior research professor and policy analyst directing projects on transnational threats in the Department of Defense. She also has been an educator in the post-secondary academic system for 30 years at a number of universities and currently teaches at both the George Washington and Johns Hopkins Universities. She has published various scholarly articles in addition to an edited volume, Transnational Threats: Smuggling and Trafficking in Arms, Drugs and Human Life (Praeger, 2007). She is currently compiling an edited volume with Rollie Lal entitled, Terrorist Criminal Enterprises: Funding Terrorism through Organized Crime (Praeger, 2018). She may be contacted at: [email protected]

 

Current Research

How Terrorism is funded through organized crime

Education

PhD Simon Fraser University Canada

Publications

Terrorist Criminal Enterprises: Funding Terrorism Through Organized Crime (Praeger, 2018); Transnational Threats: Smuggling and Trafficking in Arms, Drugs and Human Life (Praeger, 2007)

Classes Taught

Transnational Security Issues; International Organized Crime