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Department of Criminal Justice and Security Studies

Nicholas Pavilga, 2006

B.A., Criminal Justice Studies

Nicholas Pavilga is a Supervisory Intelligence Analyst with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate located at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Prior to joining the FBI, Nicholas was employed as a Physical Security Specialist for Battelle, a global research and development organization supporting the United States Department of Navy’s Antiterrorism efforts to enhance base security. 

Prior to his promotion to FBI Headquarters, Nicholas worked out of the FBI’s Washington Field Office where he conducted all source intelligence analysis in full collaboration with his FBI operational squads and United States Intelligence Community (USIC) counterparts. Nicholas assessed and communicated real-time analytic judgments regarding spspecific threats to investigators, acting as a key link to FBI operations for intelligence and investigative priorities. Throughout his tenure at the Washington Field Office, Nicholas provided instructional and debriefing support for the FBI, USIC and Departmentt of Justice operational activities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Cologne, Germany, and Landstuhl, Germany to enhance priority and complex national security investigations.

While attending The University of Dayton, Nicholas was selected as a White House Intern, where he served within the Department of Intergovernmental Affairs, the White House’s liaison office to all state and local elected officials. In this role, Nicholas researched and addressed correspondence received from local elected leaders on a wide range of topics. He also interned at the Dayton Police Department's Crime Scene Investigations Unit. In this experience, Nicholas processed a variety of crime scenes which afforded him unique insight on local law enforcement activities.

He has over 11 years of intelligence analysis experience spanning a wide variety of national security threats. He graduated from The University of Dayton in 2006 with a dual degree in criminal justice studies and sociology. Nicholas credits the invaluable internship experienceces afforded to him by the Criminal Justice Studies Department for his success today.


Criminal Justice and Security Studies

St. Joseph Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1447