Timothy Walton has a Ph.D. in modern European history, with a concentration in diplomatic history, from the University of Virginia. He also holds a B.A. in philosophy from the College of William and Mary. A U.S. Navy veteran, Dr. Walton is currently an instructor at the Sherman Kent School for Intelligence Analysis, where he teaches courses in critical thinking and intelligence successes and failures. As an adjunct professor at both Mercyhurst College and Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Walton has taught graduate-level courses in intelligence analysis and competitive intelligence.