Kimberley L. Thachuk
Kimberley L. Thachuk, PhD is a senior analyst and educator focusing on US foreign policy and transnational security issues, including organized crime and terrorism, human, drug, and arms trafficking, and environmental, health, and energy issues. Most recently she served as the National Counterintelligence Officer for Transnational Issues at the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Prior to this, for over a decade she was a senior research professor and policy analyst directing projects on transnational threats in the Department of Defense. She also has been an educator in the post-secondary academic system for over 25 years at a number of universities.
She has published various scholarly articles, as well edited the book, Transnational Threats: Smuggling and Trafficking in Arms, Drugs and Human Life (Praeger, 2007).