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  • Ph.D., Security Studies, Kansas State University, 2011
  • M.A., Political Science, Kansas State University, 2007
  • B.A., Political Science, History, Cameron University, 2003
  • Associate Professor, Intelligence Analysis, James Madison University, August 2020-present.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Intelligence Studies, Mercyhurst University, May 2017-July 2020.
  • Department Chair, Department of Intelligence Studies, Mercyhurst University, April 2017 – May 2020.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Intelligence Studies, Mercyhurst University, 2011- May 2017.
  • Mercyhurst University Research Fellow
Scholarly Research/Teaching Interest
  • Intelligence Analysis and Processes
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Anti-Money Laundering  
  • International/domestic terrorism
  • National security
  • African Politics
  • Military interventions
  • Intelligence theory
Other Activities
  • Editorial Board, Journal of International Interactions, 2019—present
  • Member, International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE)
Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications
  • Larue, Patrick, and Orlandrew E. Danzell. 2020. Rethinking State Capacity: Conceptual Effects on the Incidence of Terrorism. Terrorism and Political Violence. Pages. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09546553.2020.1776702
  • Danzell, Orlandrew E. with Emizet Kisangani and Jeffery Pickering. 2019. Aid, Intervention, and Terror: The Impact of Foreign Aid and Foreign Military Intervention on Terror Events and Severity. Social Science Quarterly, 100:951-964 https://doi.org/10.1111/ssqu.12599.  
  • Danzell, Orlandrew E. with Yao-Yuan Yeh and Melia Pfannenstiel. 2018. Does Education Mitigate Terrorism? Examining the Effects of Educated Youth Cohorts on Domestic Terror in Africa. Terrorism and Political Violence. DOI:10.1080/09546553.2018.1506336. TBA.
  • Danzell, Orlandrew E. With Yao-Yuan Yeh and Melia Pfannenstiel. 2019. Determinants of Domestic Terrorism:  An Examination of Ethnic Polarization and Economic Development. Terrorism and Political Violence. 33(3): 536-558.
  • Danzell, Orlandrew E., and Lisandra M. Maisonet-Montanez. 2016. Understanding the Lone-Wolf Terror Phenomena: Assessing Current Profiles. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism & Political Aggression 8(2)135-159.
  • Danzell, Orlandrew E., and Stephen Zidek. 2013. Does Counterterrorism Spending Reduce the Incidence and Lethality of Terrorism: A Quantitative Analysis of 34 countries? Defense & Security Analysis 29(3): 218-233.
  • Danzell, Orlandrew E. 2011. Political Parties: When Do They Turn to Terror? Journal of Conflict Resolution 55 (1): 85-105.

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