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Scott McIntosh

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Assistant Professor of Strategic Intelligence
School of Business
316-942-4291 ext. 2291
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Office: MN208
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Born and raised in Wichita, Professor McIntosh is a retired military analyst and Foreign Area Officer, daily honing passion for speaking, reading, and writing. He brings a quarter-century's worth of training, experience, and education studying Russia and Eurasia.


University of Kansas 

Bachelor’s Degree in Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, 1993

Bachelor’s Degree in Russian, Central/East European, and Eurasian Studies, 1993


University of Kansas 

Master’s Degree in International Relations and National Security Studies,2004


Naval Postgraduate School

Certification, 2005 (Distinguished Graduate)


Defense Language Institute

Russian Language and Literature, 2005 (Distinguished Graduate)

Areas of Expertise:
  • Former Soviet Union
  • international relations
  • military history
  • cross-cultural communications
  • Russian literature.
Research Interest:
  • Cold War
  • Korean War
  • French Indochina War
  • Soviet Afghanistan War
  • Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection
  • Special Operations
  • Intelligence.
Publications & Presentations:
  • "Kyiv, International Institutions, and the Russian People: Three Aspects of Russia’s Current Information Campaign in Ukraine," The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 2015, Vol. XXVIII, No. 2, 299-306.
  • “The Wingman-Philosopher of MiG Alley: John Boyd and the OODA Loop,” Air Power History, Winter 2011, Vol. LVIII, No. 4, 24-33. “Building a Second-Half Team: Securing Cultural Expertise for the Battlespace,” Air & Space Power Journal, Spring 2007, Vol. XXI, No. 1, 61-69.
  • “Thumping the Hive: Russian Neocortical Warfare in Chechnya.” Graduate Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, 2004.
  • “Leading with the Chin: Using Svechin to Analyze the Soviet Incursion into Afghanistan,” The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, June 1995, Vol. VIII, No. 2, 415-31.
Affiliations / Community Leadership:
  • Contributing and Book Review Editor, Air Commando Journal.
Recognition & Awards:
  • Newman University Excellence in Scholarship Award 2017-18
  • Wright Brothers Officership Award 2011USAF Air Command and Staff College