Mercyhurst University

Michael Bogart

Adjunct Faculty

Mr. Bogart was a chief intelligence analyst for a cyber intelligence firm, specializing in OSINT with expertise in corporate security and intelligence, executive protection, and threat actor analysis. Mike serves as an adjunct instructor for the Institute for Intelligence Studies - Mercyhurst University. In addition, he also works as an adjunct instructor for the University of Maryland, University College, teaching upper level undergraduate courses in criminal justice and intelligence since 2009. Mr. Bogart has also worked in security and identity management for a big 5 consulting firm and as a senior border security intelligence analyst supporting a subcontractor for a DHS program. In both academic and professional capacities, Mike has supported the missions of the CIA, DOJ, FBI, State Department, DHS and the DOC. Mike's academic background consists of an undergraduate degree in Philosophy/Pre-Law and as a Mercyhurst alumni where he received his M.S. in Applied Intelligence and the Administration of Justice. Mike is an active member of Infragard and ASIS. 

Degrees

  • B.A., St. Bonaventure University
  • M.S., Mercyhurst University

Courses Taught

  • INTL 510: Intelligence Theories & Applications
  • INTL 520: Advanced Analytical Techniques

Research Interests

  • Open source intelligence
  • Private sector intelligence
  • Applied theory
  • Professional training and education

Selected Achievements

  • Published white paper: Federal Cybersecurity Budget (February 2005) (quoted in Washington Technology, March 2005)
  • Published white paper: The Role of the Federal CIO: An Examination of Their Influence on IT Planning and Investment (June 2006)
  • Co-published white paper: The Impact of Social Media on Information Security: What Every Company Needs to Know (November 2013)
  • Nominee, UMUC Drazek Teaching Excellence Award & Teaching Recognition Award (2011, 2013 & 2014)
  • Conference presentations, Techo Security (2011 & 2012)