Instructor Bios

Frank L. Goldstein, Ph.D.
Precision Influence Technologies

Frank L. Goldstein Frank L. Goldstein, Ph.D., Col USAF (Ret), CEO of Precision Influence Technologies, a human resource consulting and educational firm, specializing in personality and group profiling. He has advised various branches of the U.S. government on behavioral and academic issues. He has been an academician and instructor for numerous educational institutions worldwide, including the Air Force Academy, Air University, Armed Forces Staff College, Army Command & Staff College, Naval Post Graduate School, and Auburn University at Montgomery, University of Georgia and Marymount University. He has been the Dean of Research at Air Command Staff College Air University, Montgomery AL and the Director of Research at the USAF War College. Dr. Goldstein is a member of the Air Commando Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Air Force Association. Among his decorations are the Legion of Merit, the Joint Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Service Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal with two Bronze Stars.

He is certified by the American College of Forensic Examiners, the American Psychotherapy Association and is a diplomat of forensic psychological specialties. He is a member of the Aviation Psychology Association, American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists, and The International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals, International Society of Human Dimension Analysis, and has written extensively on psychological operations, information operations and human factors analysis. From 2003 to 2010, he was the Chief Behavioral Scientist for the Information Operations Division of SAIC and under contract to the Joint Information Operations Center (J2), United States Strategic Command.

He has co-authored ten monographs: on the Social-Psychological Perspective of Nigeria, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Cuba, Venezuela, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Vietnam, Iran & Syria. His book, Psychological Operations Principles and Case Studies, is the premier text on psychological operations in the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, his book A World View of Psychological Profiling: An Evolving Forensic Science is pending publication. He was the recipient of the Association of Old Crows Psychological Operations Award and co-recipient of the Air University Foundation, Premio Alas de las Americas a literary award of the Aerospace Power Journal. His latest work, Human Factors: IO with a Personal Touch, was recently published in IO Sphere, the professional journal of Joint Information Operations Community.

Leadership Under Duress / Leadership Styles Lincoln Versus Roosevelt / Leadership Outside The Box / Tao Leadership (Process For The Struggles Of Leadership) / If You Have Vision, Integrity, Time, Management, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Conflict Resolution, And Team Building Skills Are You A Leader / Leadership Outside Your Comfort Zone / Leader As Strategist And Mentor / Leadership By Example Practices To Work By / Ethics Under Stress / Jury selection and the VOIR DIRE