peter correa
Assistant Professor
CAE 308

Peter Correa was born in Rio de Janeiro. He immigrated to the United States as a child and finished high school in Fort Myers, Florida. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY with a B.S. in Engineering/Leadership. He earned a M.S. in Financial Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA and spent 24 years as an Army Officer, retiring from active duty in 1996 as a Lieutenant Colonel. His military assignments included service as:  

  • An Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer defending the Panama Canal  
  • Military Assistant to the CFO of the National Security Agency (NSA)  
  • Director of Support of the U.S. Army Russian Institute in Garmisch, Germany  
  • Staff Finance Officer for Forces Command in Atlanta, Georgia  
  • Finance Officer in support of the Defense Logistics Agency (Dobbins AFB-Atlanta)  
  • Assistant Dean and Treasurer at the United States Military Academy (West Point)

“The Colonel” reinvented himself as an educator upon his retirement from the service and is pleased to have become a facilitator of learning at Mercyhurst University/Ridge College in 2019. His courses include:

  • RIAP 177 : Introduction Intelligence Studies
  • RIAP 240 : Intelligence for Business
  • RIAP 365 : Advanced Competitive Intelligence 
  • RIAP 415 : Contemporary Leadership for Intelligence