william brosius
Adjunct Instructor

Bill is an Adjunct Instructor of Intelligence Studies at Mercyhurst University. He is also an alum, a 2002 MS Applied Intelligence graduate. After graduation, Bill spent time in New Hampshire, D.C., Virginia Beach, and Charleston as a government contractor and federal employee. He was a contracted analyst for the Dartmouth College Institute for Security Technology Studies (ISTS) researching law enforcement technologies for investigating cybercrime. Bill was a contracted policy/operations analyst for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Police researching and analyzing police and security policies and procedures and assisted building the NIH Personnel Security & Access Control Policy. He later became the inaugural NIH Access Control Manager. 

Bill served as a Department of Defense Intelligence Research Analyst researching and analyzing US national security information. He later served the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a contractor researching and analyzing terrorism, terrorist groups, and terrorist tactics for DHS exercises, aiding the design and management of the first National level intelligence exercise. Bill’s career continued at SAIC as a Competitive Intelligence and Business Development analyst researching and analyzing company opportunities and the competitive environment and developing and managing proposals to the Government. Bill has a BS in Secondary Education (Social Studies from West Chester University) and teaches Intelligence Studies foundations via lecture, discussion, and examples from personal and professional experience.

  • M.S. Applied Intelligence, Mercyhurst University
  • B.S. Secondary Education (Social Studies), West Chester University

Courses Taught 

  • RIAP 177: Introduction to Intelligence Studies
  • RIAP 178: Intelligence Methods & Analysis

Research Interests 

  • Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and US National Security
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Disinformation & Propaganda
  • Financial Crime, Money Laundering, and Terrorism Financing