Dr. Richard Ham is a seasoned executive with 35 years of experience in international security. He designs courses on global risk, homeland security, cybersecurity, unmanned aircraft systems, and regulatory enforcement. He leads the University of Arkansas Homeland Security Certificate Program. Dr. Ham retired from the (USAF) after a distinguished career, including regulatory oversight of security contracts for aircraft flying to Europe. He joined the Transportation Security Administration serving as the executive charged with all regulatory compliance and enforcement. He was instrumental in management of the underwear bomber and Yemen printer bomber plots. Dr. Ham established the first K-9 passenger-screening program and serves as the Senior Law Enforcement Advisor for the State Department Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program. Dr. Ham serves on the University drone committee and is active in numerous security research projects.