Dr. Dave McIntyre has been writing, teaching, and presenting on National Security and Homeland Security issues for 30 years. He has taught for 20 semesters at the Bush School and is also a Fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University.
Dr. McIntyre was appointed to the National Security Education Board by President George W. Bush in June 2008, confirmed by the Senate, and served until 2012. From 2010 until 2014 he was a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Homeland Security Studies & Analysis Institute (HSSAI) in Washington, DC. He also previously served on the National Board of Directors of the InfraGard National Members Alliance (a public-private partnership with the FBI), as Academic Advisor to the University and Colleges Committee of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEA), board member of the Homeland Security / Defense Educational Consortium, and on the 2002-2003 Defense Science Board Summer Study on Homeland Security.
Dr. McIntyre is a recognized leader in the field of Homeland Security education, having helped develop the first graduate course in the nation in 1999. He has taught the subject at the Bush School, the Elliott School of George Washington University, the LBJ School at the University of Texas, and the National Graduate School of Falmouth, MA. He designed homeland security curriculum for Colorado Technical University, and directed the Integrative Center for Homeland Security at Texas A&M for four years. He has taught more than fifty graduate and undergraduate courses addressing subjects ranging from strategy and policy to emergency management, business continuity, risk management, terrorism, critical infrastructure, graduate research, intelligence and law enforcement practices, state and local government, and the fundamentals of cyber security.
He also helped to design and deliver numerous educational exercises and seminars for senior audiences, including The Department of Agriculture, The Environmental Protection Agency, the Portland and Miami Police Departments, DC think tanks, the Texas National Guard, and various military organizations. In May 2016 he facilitated a workshop on law enforcement responses to a bio event for officials in New York City.
Colonel McIntyre (USA, Retired) served a 30 year career in the United States Army, with duties alternating between airborne and reconnaissance units, and writing and teaching strategy. He wrote congressional testimony and national strategic documents for the Army Chief of Staff, and the Commander of U.S military forces in the Pacific. He taught in the English Department at West Point, and retired as the Dean of Faculty and Academics at the National War College.
Dr. McIntyre’s education includes: a BS in Engineering from the US Military Academy, West Point, NY; an MA in English & American Literature from Auburn University, Auburn, AL; a PhD Government and Political Science (Security Studies) from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
Dr. McIntyre’s work in public education includes hundreds of radio and television appearances on FOX, ABC, MSNBC, CNN’s Crossfire, CNBC, CSPAN, The History Channel, Voice of America, and the US State Department’s "Dialogue" series. Internationally, he has been on Australian, British, Canadian, Egyptian, French and German television. He also participated in many national and international radio programs, appearing with Bill Press, Oliver North, Janet Parshalls, and Armstrong Williams in the US, Roy Green in Canada, and the BBC worldwide. In Washington, DC, he contributed to WMAL, WTOP, and NPR radio, and appeared more than 80 times on WUSA-TV. During the Iraq War (2003), he was the military commentator for the State Department’s Voice of America’s News Line television program, broadcast daily to American embassies worldwide. While working at Texas A&M, he hosted a weekly homeland security radio program featuring 900 guests, wrote 200 short essays for radio spots, and shot 32 video sessions for an educational television series on the same subject. He also appeared periodically on the Fox News Radio network nationwide, and weekly for more than three years as a national and homeland security expert on the Dan Cofall Radio Show in Dallas-Ft Worth.