Kevin M. Brannon PhD
Assistant Academic Specialist
Kevin M. Brannon is an assistant academic specialist in the Doctor of Law and Policy program.
An expert in counterterrorism, interrogation, homeland security, and public policy, Dr. Brannon is a special agent with the Department of Homeland Security. He formerly served as a special agent for the U.S. Department of Defense, where he investigated leaders of the September 11 attacks. He also is a veteran of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command and the U.S. Army Special Operations Command and has been awarded a Bronze Star.
Dr. Brannon’s career has included teaching at the City University of Seattle and the American Military University, training members of domestic and international law enforcement and intelligence agencies, and leading investigations into crimes worldwide including espionage, murder, and fraud. His primary expertise is in terrorism interrogation, and his dissertation was titled “Terrorism Interrogation Policy: Improving Effectiveness While Maintaining the Moral High Ground.” He lives in Edmonds, Washington, and teaches at the Northeastern University–Seattle campus.