Richard M. Denholm II

Richard M. Denholm II

Richard M. Denholm II

Adjunct Faculty

Richard M. Denholm II is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society. Mr. Denholm retired from the FBI after serving as a Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent for over 22 years. He began his career as an enforcement attorney at the U.S. Federal Election Commission in Washington, D.C. and practiced there for four years before joining the FBI. Throughout his FBI career, Mr. Denholm led significant, high-profile investigations including public corruption, white collar crime and violent crime. He received the Attorney General's Award in 2003 for leading the investigation of a U.S. Congressman. He served as the FBI’s Deputy Director to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces Fusion Center and led efforts of federal law enforcement to share intelligence across all agencies of the U.S. Government. He is a certified FBI law enforcement instructor and has taught courses of instruction to all levels of federal, state and local law enforcement. He graduated from the University of Akron with a B.A. in Political Science and the University of Akron School of Law earning his Juris Doctorate. Mr. Denholm attended Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and earned a certificate in Leading and Navigating Strategic Change and also earned certificates in Negotiation and Deposition Strategy from Northwestern University.

Selected Publications

Denholm, Richard, M. II.  "An Intelligence Studies Anthology: Foundational Concepts and Case Studies for the 21st Century."  2021 Cognella, Inc.

Courses Taught

CRIM-310:  Introduction to the Intelligence Community

Education

J.D. University of Akron School of Law

B.A. Political Science University of Akron