John Heslen

Assistant Professor

John Heslen

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

Department of Cyber Security Education Initiative

The Graduate School

  • UH 106


  • Ph.D., Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other University of Oklahoma - Norma, 2016

  • MA, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General University of Oklahoma - Norma, 2003

  • BA, History, General University of Georgia, 1998

Awards & Honors

  • NSA's National Cybersecurity Curriculum Program National Security Agency, 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • AIST 6355

    Info Sec Policy Development
  • SECR 6411

    Intro to Intelligence Studies
  • SECR 6412

    Intelligence Collection
  • SECR 6981

    Cyber Conflict: History of Cyber War


Selected Recent Publications

  • The cybersecurity of municipalities in the United States: an exploratory survey of policies and practices, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Fort Gordon Cyber Protection Brigade Info Session 2017 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence Advisory Committe 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Development of MAISS Intro to Intelligence Course 2018 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • Talk to Mark's United Methodist Church 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • Development of Intro to Intelligence class for Undergrads 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Frontiers for Young Mind Mentor 2021 - Present

    Role: Mentor