Mercyhurst University

Duncan E. McGill, Ph.D.

Dean of the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies & Applied Sciences

CAE 306

814-824-2458

As associate dean of the National Intelligence University, College of Strategic Intelligence, in Washington, D.C., Duncan E. McGill was charged with overseeing the Master of Science program in Strategic Intelligence and the Bachelor of Science program in Intelligence, along with seven graduate certificate programs. He managed the academic, personnel, financial and administrative affairs of the college while communicating its vision and goals to the intelligence community, U.S. Department of Defense and the academic community.

 

His research focuses on science and technology issues affecting U.S. national security, among them cyber, weapons of mass destruction, emerging and disruptive technologies, and the IED capabilities in Iraq.

 

McGill is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, serving as a Nuclear and Counterproliferation Officer. He also held joint duty assignments outside the Army at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Over the years, his deployment and operations travel have taken him to more than two dozen countries, among them Israel, Iraq, Kuwait, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Turkey, Japan, Germany, the UK and Egypt. 

 

McGill earned his doctorate in Biological Defense from George Mason University, his Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University, a Master of Arts in Procurement Management from Webster University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri.