dr. monique m. chouraeshkenazi

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** Curriculum Vitae is available here

Dr. Mo's Wikipedia Page

Dr. Monique "Mo" Chouraeshkenazi is an award-winning entrepreneur and academic scholar. She is Associate Professor for the School of Security and Global Studies for Homeland and National Security at American Public University System. Additionally, she is a lead professor for the School of Graduate and Degree Completion Programs for Tiffin University's Master of Criminal Justice department and an adjunct professor for Southern New Hampshire University's graduate criminal justice department, specializing in legal and ethical issues in criminal justice as well as global terrorism terrorism studies. Dr. Chouraeshkenazi is a homeland/national security expert and contributor for In Homeland Security News. In addition to education, she is Founder and CEO of The Chouraeshkenazi Group, a security firm, which specializes in the analysis and research of homeland/national security and terrorism matters. Her expertise in education and business derives from extensive training in the United States Air Force, serving 13+ years in four Major Commands, including a combat assignment in Afghanistan. She is a former Subject Matter Expert for Tiffin's national security, criminal justice, and research courses and a former Antiterrorism Instructor for the United States Air Force.  

In addition to teaching, Dr. Chouraeshkenazi is a former Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force, working in the Cyber Security/Knowledge Operations and Security Management fields. Earlier in her career, she had a dual role in Antiterrorism and Security positions. Her experience and interests are in terrorism, homeland security, and national security studies. One of her most prominent and distinguished positions, Dr. Chouraeshkenazi served as the Enlisted Military Assistant and Noncommissioned Officer in Charge to the Deputy Secretary of Defense for Secretaries (now Secretary of Defense), Dr. Ashton Carter, Ms. Christine Fox, and Mr. Robert Work. She was also the former Military Executive Assistant to Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization Director, LTG John Johnson. 

Dr. Chouraeshkenazi is a certified Level II Antiterrorism Instructor and has various certifications in the information assurance, security, antiterrorism, and force protection fields. She has an A.A.S. in Information Resource Management from the Community College of the Air Force, B.A. in Homeland Security from American Military University, Master of Criminal Justice from Boston University, and a career diploma in Private Investigation from Penn Foster College. Finally, Dr. Chouraeshkenazi earned a Ph.D in Public Policy and Administration degree program with a specialization in Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace from Walden University. 

memberships

  • Southwest Veterans' Resource Business Center
  • Temple B'Nai Shalom 
  • University of Oxford Featured Member 
  • American Society for Public Administration 
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society 
  • Worldwide Who's Who International Organization 
  • Continental Who's Who in Alliances for Forbes

quotes

  • "Integrity is an inherited trait which shines through resiliency and genuine, conscious effort."
  • "Holding yourself accountable for a consensual act that results in an unwanted, life-altering event is maturity. Blaming everyone for the outcome with ill-will intentions is deceitful blindness with inevitable, perpetual karma."
  • "Hurtful truths are always accepted. It's the timing of those truths that are the devil."
  • "Reality has succombed to seeking relevance in a virtual world."
  • "One's resolve to do the unspeakable is predicated on sixth sense than sacrificing instincts due to a begrudgers' fearfulness."
  • "Ignorance isn't bliss. Ignorance is ignorance unless one chooses to understand rather than accept or be content with oblivion."
  • "A bond is never strong if one party consistently provides a weak handshake."
  • "I want to win so promptness and perseverance are my things."