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William Brosius, M.S.


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PHONE: 814-824-3362


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

Bill Brosius is an Instructor of Intelligence Studies at Mercyhurst University. He is also an alumnus and a 2002 M.S. Applied Intelligence graduate. After graduation, Brosius spent time in New Hampshire, Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach, and Charleston, WV, 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. Brosius also contracted as a policy/operations analyst for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Police, researching and analyzing police and security policies and procedures, as well as assisting in building the NIH Personnel Security & Access Control Policy. He later became the inaugural NIH Access Control Manager.  

Brosius served as a Department of Defense Intelligence Research Analyst, researching and analyzing United States national security information. He later served with 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. Brosius’ career continued at SAIC as a Competitive Intelligence and Business Development analyst, researching and analyzing company opportunities, the competitive environment, as well as developing and managing proposals to the federal government. Brosius has a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education (Social Studies from West Chester University) and teaches Intelligence Studies foundations via lecture, discussion, and examples from personal and professional experience. 

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About William Brosius
    • Misinformation, Disinformation, and Propaganda; as well as Terrorism
    • RIAP 177: Introduction to Intelligence Studies
    • RIAP 178: Intelligence Methods & Analysis
    • INTL 501: Research Methods in Intelligence  
    • Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and US National Security
    • Competitive Intelligence
    • Disinformation and Propaganda
    • Financial Crime, Money Laundering, and Terrorism Financing 
    • SCIP 
    • SCIP Certified Competitive Intelligence Professional (CIP)