John M. Nomikos (PhD) is the Director at the Research Institute for European and American Studies, Chairman, European Intelligence Academy (EIA) and Founding Editor, Journal of European and American Intelligence Studies (JEAIS)- (former Mediterranean and Balkan Intelligence (JMBI). He is the Head of the History, Politics and International Relations Department at the Athens Campus of Webster University (Webster Athens) and an Assistant Professor. He is Member of the Advisory Board for the Master Security Studies and Information Analysis (MASIS) at the American University in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a Fellow in the International Association for Counter-Terrorism and Security Professionals (IACSPSEA). He was Adjunct Professor (2005-2007) at the Department of International Relations in the University of Indianapolis (Athens Camus).
He earned his Bachelor Degree in Sociology at the Northeast Louisiana University in 1987, his Masters Degree in European Integration and Cooperation at the University of Hull, 1991, and his Doctorate Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy at the Washington International University in 2001. In 2016, he earned a Certificate in Critical Thinking and Effective Writing from Globalytica LLC, USA. He specializes on transatlantic intelligence studies, intelligence reform, and national security architecture. He has done research and studied in various research institutions in USA, UK, Norway, Finland, Germany and Israel. He was awarded the "2019 Life Achievement for the Development of Intelligence Studies in Europe" by the International Association for Intelligence Education - European Chapter (IAFIE -Europe). He is a member of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO).