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Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Students at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Adjunct Faculty

Steve Recca, Adjunct Professor

Steve Recca Adjunct Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International StudiesEmail: [email protected]






  • MA, Naval Postgraduate School and University of Zurich
  • BS, U.S. Naval Academy

Research and Expertise

Intelligence and international security policy; development of homeland security as an academic discipline.

Professional Profile

  • Adjunct Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (2012-present)
  • University and Agency Partnership Program Director, Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security (2009-present)
  • University of Hawaii, Pacific Disaster Center Humanitarian Assistance Program Advisor (2009-present)
  • Colorado Technical University Homeland Security Program Director (2011-present)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Assistant Research Professor and Director, Center for Homeland Security (2006-2009)
  • Various positions in intelligence and national security (1983-2006)
  • Editorial Board Member: Homeland Security Affairs Journal; Journal of Homeland Security Education; Journal of Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy


  • INTS 4753: Intelligence and National Security