It was just all the stars coming into alignment, with the CIA releasing the documents and being interested in having scholars take a look at them, said Walton. Its just a match made in heaven for the engaged university.
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April 15, 2015
Devising strategies to increase the competitiveness of U.S. banks is kind of a big task, and four seniors in JMU's intelligence analysis program are getting a taste of just how complex that task is as they work on their capstone project.
January 14, 2015
Walton brought his expertise to JMU, where he now wants to teach his students to be good problem-solvers. ”My job is to educate students on what the job is really like. Make sure they understand what the chances of them getting a job are,” he said.
October 16, 2014
Within the Intelligence Analysis (IA) program, faculty recognize that the best way to prepare students for the future is to simply teach with the type of software they will be using in their careers.
October 29, 2014
Dr. Tim Walton traces how his career brought him to JMU, beginning with his time spent in the Navy to his career with the CIA after he completed his graduate studies. His research centers on the history of intelligence, and how to improve the intelligence analysis process through lessons learned from past intelligence operations.