Each year, Homeland Security Today honors shining stars in the community who are making their own unique, invaluable contributions to advance the mission of keeping America safer from myriad threats. Learn more about this year’s awardees ahead of the Dec. 11 awards ceremony in Washington. Read about Homeland Security Person
Allison McDowell-Smith, Ph.D. is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Management at Nichols College in Dudley, MA and Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE). Allison McDowell-Smith earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in homeland security leadership and policy.