Kevin Graham

Kevin Graham

Kevin Graham

Adjunct Faculty

Kevin Graham served on active duty as an infantryman in the US Marine Corps for over eight years. He continued government service as an Intelligence Specialist for the Virginia State Police Counter-Terrorism Unit, assigned to a joint FBI/Regional/State/Local Law Enforcement Task Force. Kevin returned to the Department of Defense as a civilian intelligence specialist and served in a multitude of capacities to include detailee assignments as a Special Skills Officer for the Central Intelligence Agency’s National Clandestine Service. Kevin spent most of his career deployed overseas supporting global counter-terrorism and hostage rescue operations as part of the Joint Special Operations Command and the Naval Special Warfare Development Group. 

Kevin has taught intelligence operations and tradecraft professional development courses in the Special Forces community, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency and was a plank owner and returning instructor at the National Collaboration Development Center’s Targeting Collaboration Course for Law Enforcement and the Intelligence Community. He has specialized in counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence, counter-proliferation, counter-threat finance as well as tactical and strategic level Operational Preparation of the Environment (OPE) intelligence operations.

Kevin is currently a Principal at Control Risks, a global risk and security consulting firm, and is also the Founder and Chairman of the Board for a counter-human trafficking non-profit organization, The Village Mission.


Courses Taught

CRIM 310 - Introduction to the Intelligence Community

CRIM 475 - Theory and Politics of Terrorism


Kevin has earned a BA in Government/International Politics from George Mason University, an MA in Liberal Studies/International Relations from Georgetown University, and an Executive MBA through the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. Additionally, Kevin earned a Professional Certificate in Forensic Accounting from Georgetown University and an Executive Certificate in Global Business from Harvard University Business School.