Edward Francis Mickolus, Jr.
Born (1950-12-28) December 28, 1950 (age 70)[1]
Occupation counter-terrorism analysts
Nationality USA
Citizenship USA
Alma mater Georgetown University
Yale University
Genres counter-terrorism
Spouse(s) Susan Schjelderup
(m. January 15, 1983.[1])

Edward Francis Mickolus, Jr. (born December 28 1950[1]) is an author and counter-terrorism expert, and formerly an officer in the Central Intelligence Agency,[2][3] from which he retired in 2008. Upon retiring from the CIA Mickolus became a Professor at Harrison-Middleton University. Mickolus is the author or co-author of a number of books on counter-terrorism.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Born to Catherine Teresa (née Lawlor; 1916–1995) and Edward Francis Mickolus (1911–1996),[1] he is of Irish and Lithuanian ethnic descent, and he was raised and is a practicing Catholic.[4]

Mickolus married Susan Schjelderup, daughter of Maria (née Giuliano; 1922–2006) and John Rost Schjelderup (1917–2005),[5] on January 15, 1983.[1]

He is an avid collector of neckties with around 1500 of them.[6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Who's who in the South and Southwest, 1, Marquis Who's Who, 1986, p. 419, ISBN 978-0-8379-0820-5 
  2. Spieler, Geri (May 29, 2011). "The Secret Book of CIA Humor". New York Journal of Books. http://www.nyjournalofbooks.com/review/secret-book-cia-humor. Retrieved 2011-11-26.  mirror
  3. "Edward Francis Mickolus". Vinyard Software. http://vinyardsoftware.com/images/EdVita.pdf. "Dr. Edward Mickolus, President of Vinyard Software, has been a leading scholar in international terrorist studies since 1975. He served in the Central Intelligence Agency as an analyst, collector, public affairs officer, and recruiter for 33 years."  mirror
  4. Paguio, Erin (December 19, 2005), "The Presence of Faith", Rank & File (George C. Marshall High School): 6 
  5. "Maria Giuliano Schjelderup", The Washington Post: B.8, September 15, 2006 
  6. Trompeter, Brian (October 20, 2008), "Collector's Ties Get Their Due in Exhibition", Arlington Sun Gazette 

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