Matthew (Matt) King - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Peace & Security Division
Mr. Matthew King is a Lecturer in the Peace and Security (P&S) Division at the Institute for Security Governance (ISG). His responsibilities include teaching and leading the Civil-Military Responses to Terrorism resident education program and the Civil-Military Responses to Terrorism: Border Security mobile education teams (METs). Mr. King develops and implements curriculum to meet the demands of an ever-evolving terrorism landscape for international military and civilian audiences.
Prior to his work at ISG, Mr. King was the Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP) Program Manager and Lecturer at the Center for Civil Military Relations (CCMR), located at the US Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California.
Before Mr. King's work at ISG and CCMR, he was employed at several high-tech firms in the Pacific Northwest that developed version control systems for source code files and portable medical monitoring devices. Additionally, he taught philosophy at the University of Kentucky and was a member of the US Army Reserve for over twenty years.
His undergraduate and graduate degrees are in religion with an emphasis on post-modern theology, ethics, and symbolic logic. Teaching awards include NPS's LCDR David L. Williams Outstanding Instructor Award. Mr. King and his wife Megan enjoy sea kayaking, birding, and bicycling.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Combating Terrorism & Violent Extremism
- Border Management
- Transnational Threats
- Ethics & Leadership