John Borek

John Borek

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. John Borek has over thirty years of experience in the intelligence community, both in the military and as a civilian.  John’s military career spanned the intelligence spectrum from Ground Surveillance Radar platoon leader on the Korean DMZ to Intelligence and Information Operations plans officer at US Central Command prior to and during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.  Completing his career as a strategic analyst for the Army, John then worked in both the private sector and in government as an analyst, senior analyst, and analytic branch chief, preparing and presenting analytic products for audiences ranging from SOF teams to members of Congress.  He earned certifications as a DNI Tradecraft Standards Evaluator and DoD all-source analyst; and is both Defense Department and Intelligence Community Joint Duty certified.  John has taught graduate courses in government and public policy at Grand Canyon University and is completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the U.S. Army War College Center for Strategic Leadership, Division of Homeland Defense and Security Issues. 


  • Ph.D., Public Policy and Administration, Walden University
  • M.S., Strategic Intelligence, National Intelligence University
  • B.S., Geography, The Pennsylvania State University



  • NSIA 820: Intelligence Analysis
  • NSIA 880 Analytical Writing and Briefing Seminar

Research Interests

  • Intelligence analysis and the analytic process
  • The role of intelligence in national security decision making
  • Keeping intelligence relevant as threats to national security evolve