College of Safety & Emergency Services
Dr. Charles Russo and Alanna Grayce Campbell
Dr. Charles M. Russo is a current Full-Time Instructor with the College of Safety and Emergency Services at Columbia Southern University (CSU). Dr. Russo has over three decades of national security and criminal justice experience as an Intelligence Analyst with the U.S. Intelligence Community. Previous employments with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Navy. Dr. Russo's teaching background includes over eight years of higher academic teaching in the disciplines of Intelligence, Homeland Security, Counterterrorism, Strategic Security, and Criminal Justice. Among his subject matter areas of expertise are Intelligence Analysis, Theory of Intelligence, Ethics in Intelligence and Criminal Justice, and Counterterrorism. Dr. Russo received his B.A. in Intelligence Studies with a concentration in Analysis from American Military University and an M.A. in Intelligence Studies with a concentration in Collections. Dr. Russo also holds a Ph.D. in Public Safety with a specialization in Criminal Justice from Capella University.
Alanna Grayce Campbell is a free-lance author and podcast creator at I've Been Thinking. Ms. Campbell received her BA at Transylvania University with a major in Political Science and a minor in Anthropology. During her time at Transylvania, Ms. Campbell focused on understanding the relationship between culture and politics, and at what point that intersection creates violent extremism. Ms. Campbell then received her MS in the Safety, Security, and Emergency Management program at Eastern Kentucky University. During this time, she earned certificates in Homeland Security and Disaster Management. Through her involvement in the Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence, Ms. Campbell has established herself as an up-and-coming voice in counter-terrorism studies. She aims to provide new insights into the field.