Peter Tahan

Peter Tahan

Peter Tahan

Adjunct Faculty

Emerging Technologies, Counterintelligence, Insider Threats, Technology Protection

Peter Tahan is an Intelligence Manager in the Intelligence Community where he directs a large team of intelligence personnel working national security matters. He’s been working in analysis and operations for eighteen years supporting multiple Intelligence Community members and the private sector specializing in counterintelligence and counterterrorism. Within the Federal Government, he is also an adjunct professor educating a range of federal analysts, agents, and operators on technology protection, counterintelligence, and emerging threats.  

Prior to working for the government, he specialized in strategic business analysis in the US Defense industry market for consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton and several smaller companies.

Peter has been teaching undergraduate and graduate students for nearly ten years in analysis, national security, and homeland security. He holds a MS in Applied Intelligence from Mercyhurst University, Bachelor Degrees in both Economics and English from Virginia Tech, and a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security from George Mason University.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Homeland Security CRIM 230


M.S. Applied Intelligence, Mercyhurst University

Graduate Certificate, Cyber Security, George Mason University

B.A., Economics, Virginia Tech

B.A., English, Virginia Tech