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Faculty Profile

Kevin Riehle

Center for Intel & Security Studies
Instructional Associate Professor of the Center for Intel and Security Studies
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129 Former Athletic Offices
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-1953
Joined UM: August 19, 2021

Areas of Expertise

  • EASTERN EUROPE
  • HISTORY, COLD WAR
  • INTELLIGENCE, NATIONAL
  • LANGUAGES, RUSSIAN
  • NATIONAL SECURITY
  • POST-SOVIET SPACE

Brief Bio

Kevin Riehle is an instructional associate professor at the University of Mississippi, Center for Intelligence and Security Studies. He spent over 30 years in the U.S. government as a counterintelligence analyst studying foreign intelligence services, finishing his government career as an associate professor of strategic intelligence at the National Intelligence University. He received a PhD in War Studies from King's College London, an MS of Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College, and a BA in Russian and Political Science from Brigham Young University. He has written on a variety of intelligence and counterintelligence topics, focusing on the history of Soviet and Eastern Bloc intelligence services. In 2020, he published Soviet Defectors: Revelations of Renegade Intelligence Officers, 1924-1954. A second book, Russian Intelligence: A Case-Based Study of Russian Services and Missions Past and Present, will be published by the National Intelligence Press in 2022. His articles have also appeared in the Intelligence and National Security, International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, Cold War History, Journal of Intelligence History, and in a Spycast interview by the International Spy Museum.

Degrees

BA
Russian
Brigham Young University (1989)
MS
National Security and Strategic Studies
National Intelligence University (1994)
PhD
War Studies
King's College London (2019)