John Comiskey, Ph.D
John Comiskey is an Assistant Professor of Homeland Security at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in homeland security, intelligence, terrorism, and criminal justice. Dr. Comiskey is a retired New York City Police Lieutenant and a retired U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Senior Chief Petty Officer. His professional experiences include patrol, narcotics, intelligence, counterterrorism, and event and crisis management. Dr. Comiskey holds a Bachelors of Science in History from Queens College (CUNY); a Masters of Arts in Secondary Education, Social Studies from Queens College (CUNY); a Masters of Science in Homeland Security from the Naval Post Graduate School, and a Doctor of Education from St. John Fisher College. He is a founding member of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security’s HSx Advanced Thinking in Homeland Security Program. Dr. Comiskey’s research interests include intelligence studies, and homeland security and criminal justice education. He has published peer reviewed journals in the Journal of Homeland Security Education, the Journal of Human Security and Resilience, and Criminal Justice Studies.