Henley-Putnam University Welcomes New Dean of Intelligence Management Programs

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Accomplished Intelligence Professional Brings Additional Depth & Breadth of Experience to Enhance Academic Agenda

Henley-Putnam University is proud to announce that Ronald J. Graham, PhD has joined its esteemed and experienced staff as the Dean of Intelligence Management Programs.
Dr. Graham is an accomplished intelligence professional. He served several years in the U.S. Army in Operations/Intelligence, and most recently in Afghanistan as a Law Enforcement Professional with the 19th Military Police Battalion Criminal Investigation Division (through 2011). He was selected for the USMC Joint Prosecution and Exploitation Cell (JPEC) Tactical Site Exploitation Mobile Training Team (MTT) for Southern Afghanistan (RC-S). He initially traveled to several Combat Outposts and Patrol Bases in Helmand Province and trained Marines in Tactical Site Exploitation techniques. He also enabled complex investigations relative to Taliban Insurgents and facilitated evidence throughout Southern Afghanistan. He worked with a Biometric Team and an Intel element in insurgent identification to ensure field Commanders had current information. He published Evidence Tips monthly which set a standard throughout the Afghan theater in evidence identification and submittal procedures.
His experiences in Strategic Security run wide and deep: Besides his contributions with the U.S. Army, his background includes California Sheriff’s Department, Police Academy leadership, academic leadership working both as a California Criminology Professor and as a Director at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, global high-visibility corporation facilities security direction (Planet Hollywood), and crisis-zone law enforcement and security operations (Iraq and Afghanistan). He has also supervised several large projects for the DHS during his career of service to the United States.

“Dr. Graham has an impressive set of experiences in Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement and Emergency Management Operations and Intelligence. He’s a versatile professional who has worked in the public and private sector, military and government agencies, and is uniquely prepared to lead the Intelligence Management program at Henley-Putnam University,” said Jim Killin, Chief Executive Officer for Henley-Putnam University. “I’m so pleased that Dr. Graham has joined us to ensure that Henley-Putnam continues to offer the absolute best available and most current education to our students.”

As the Dean of Henley-Putnam University’s Intelligence Management Programs, Dr. Graham will design and implement new programs and policies pertaining to Intelligence, oversee course curriculum growth, and ensure students focusing on Intelligence Management Studies are given all they need to apply their education to the real world.
Dr. Graham holds a BA in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento; a MS in Criminology from California State University, Fresno; and a PhD in Organization & Leadership/International Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco.

Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam’s strategic security curriculum includes a unique focus on deterrence and prevention, preparing students with the skill set to foresee and avert potential threats. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC (http://www.detc.org) and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from all branches of the military and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, DoD, DIA, DHS and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu), email AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 888.852.8746.

For more information on Henley-Putnam University’s certificate and degree programs, please call admissions at 888.852.8746 or visit http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu.


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