Glenn Hastedt holds a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University. Formerly the chair of the political science department at James Madison University, he is now professor and chair of the justice studies department. He is the author of American Foreign Policy: Past, Present, Future, 9th edition (2011) and editor of American Foreign Policy Annual Edition (2013). He edited Controlling Intelligence (1991) and co-edited Intelligence Analysis and Assessment (1996). Hastedt has also authored articles on in intelligence in Intelligence and National Security, Defense Intelligence Journal, International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, as well as chapters in edited volumes on intelligence.
Donna L. Lybecker is associate professor in the department of political science at Idaho State University, where she specializes in environmental politics and international relations. Her research activities focus on the western United States, the North American borders, and Latin America. Recent publications include articles in Environmental Politics, International Journal of Sustainable Society, and Politics and Policy.
Vaughn P. Shannon is associate professor of political science at Wright State University, where he specializes in international security, foreign policy analysis, and Middle East politics. His research has been published in numerous journals, including International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Research, Security Studies, and Foreign Policy Analysis. Most recently he is co-editor of Psychology, Constructivism, and International Relations: An Ideational Alliance (2011).