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Campbellsville University’s Max Wise to be on KET’s ‘Kentucky Tonight’ show June 3

May 31, 2013
For Immediate Release

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Max Wise, assistant professor of political science, will be featured on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight” show Monday, June 3 at 8 p.m. EDT.

The show will be discussing counterterrorism policy with topics related to President Barack Obama’s Drone Policy and closing of GITMO, as well as the Boston bombings.

 Max Wise
Max Wise

Wise, former intelligence analyst for the FBI, is a frequent speaker on various political science topics including terrorism. He was involved in the Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy (KHIPP) panel discussion on “9/11/01 – Ten Years Later” in 2011 at Campbellsville University.

Hosted by Bill Goodman, the show will feature Wise; John Bickers, law professor at Northern Kentucky University and former Army judge advocate; and Amy Cubbage, Louisville lawyer and former member of the ACLU of Kentucky board of directors.

The show will also be aired at the following times (all EDT): KET — Monday, June 3 at 8 p.m.; KETKY — Tuesday, June 4 at midnight, 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.; and KET — Wednesday, June 5 at 2 a.m. and on KETKY at 5 a.m.

Before joining the Campbellsville University faculty in 2007, Wise worked in the FBI’s intelligence and counterterrorism division at FBI Headquarters and the Field Intelligence Group at FBI in Louisville.

Wise also served as the FBI’s intelligence liaison to the Kentucky Department of Homeland Security’s Intelligence Fusion Center. His expertise is on Al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden.

Wise graduated with honors from Campbellsville University in 1997 and received a master’s of arts degree in international relations/national security from the Patterson School of Diplomacy at the University of Kentucky in 1999, and an advanced graduate certificate in home security from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University in 2007.

Wise is married to Dr. Heather Wise, a 2001 graduate of Campbellsville University, and they have four children: Grayson, Jackson, Carter and McLean. He is a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.