Ken is a retired CIA operations officer. He has also consulted for the Department of Defense in the counterintelligence field. His academic degrees are in history, with a B.A from Centre College of Kentucky and an M.A. from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Ken has focused his studies on American intelligence activities in the 1765 to 1865 period. He had written numerous articles for various journals within the US intelligence community including “Studies in Intelligence” and “The Intelligencer”. In May 2014 Georgetown University Press released his book, “Spies, Patriots and Traitors”, which describes American intelligence activities during the Revolutionary Period both within the colonies and abroad.