Kenneth L. Stiles
Personal Website: http://blogs.lt.vt.edu/klstiles/
GIS / Remote Sensing in the Intelligence Community
Classes Recently Taught:
The CIA: In Today's Geo-Political World
Geography of Global Conflict
The 1862 Valley Campaign, A GIS Targeting Primer
Intelligence and National Security
4th Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg, VA: H.E. Howard, 1985. VA TECH Library: E581.6 4th .S74 1985
Encyclopedia of the Confederacy, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. VA TECH Library: E487 .E55 1993
Ken recently retired from the CIA after 29 years working as an imagery analyst, a societal issues analyst, a GIS expert, and CT operations around the world. His contribution to the CIA's counter terrorism operations is detailed in Henry Crumpton's book The Art of Intelligence.
He has also provided a number of professional reviews of Intelligence focused text books because of his wide ranging expertise and experience.
In addition to teaching for the Geography Department,
Ken also works with VT's Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology and the Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence, and the Presidential Global Scholars program.
Upon his retirement, Ken was awarded the CIA's Career Commendation Medal.
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