By Dr. Valerie E. Davis, American Public University
The job of an intelligence analyst is often very stressful due to the nature of the work and intense pressures to deliver information in a short amount of time. AMU intelligence studies professor Dr. Valerie Davis writes about the importance for intel analysts to learn how to recognize and identify stress and understand effective ways to manage it.
Who says school is all work and no play? Learn how American Military University has integrated gamification into its Intelligence Studies degree program. AMU professor Jason Anderson introduced a redesigned “game” that gives students experience collecting and analyzing intelligence in real-time, using one of the fastest growing sources of open-source information: social media.
By Brian Meek
After a 24-year career in law enforcement, Brian Meek is looking towards retirement and the prospect of starting a second career in the intelligence field. Learn what steps he's taken to make the transition to a new career in intelligence.