Richard Kilroy, Ph.D.
Department of Regional and Analytical Studies
• M.A. and Ph.D., Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
• B.S., Political Science, Santa Clara University
• Latin American Regional Studies
• North American Security Cooperation
• Cyber warfare and Information Operations
Richard Kilroy, Ph.D., spent 23 years on active duty military service as a Military Intelligence and Latin American Foreign Area Officer, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2004. While on active duty, Kilroy taught graduate and undergraduate courses and advised graduate theses and dissertations at a number of colleges and universities in the United States and in Panama, as adjunct faculty. He taught Information Operations and Latin American Regional Security courses at the Joint Forces Staff College for six years while on active duty (earned Master Faculty status). After retirement from the military, Kilroy taught full time for three years as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and served as Assistant Director of Military Programs at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C.
Kilroy taught full time for three years as a Professor of International Studies at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. He is currently teaching at CISA's Ft. Bragg, N.C. campus. He has edited two books, written five book chapters, and has authored a number of peer-reviewed and non-peer reviewed journal articles. His most recent book manuscript, "Perimeter Defense and Regional Security Cooperation in North American" is under review with Lynne Rienner Publishers. Kilroy presented a paper on Threats to Democracy and Cyber Mobilization at the International Political Science Association conference in Madrid, Spain in July 2012.