Bridget Nolan

Bridget Nolan 2022 760 (Added 9/22/22) MCD

Bridget Nolan

Assistant Professor

Phone: 83-349-2839 Email: Office Hours:



Bridget Rose Nolan is an Assistant Professor of Intelligence and National Security at Coastal Carolina University. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Texas at El Paso’s National Security Studies Institute. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Princeton University. She is a former counterterrorism analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency. 


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania.
M.A., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania.
M.S.Ed., Education, Culture, and Society, University of Pennsylvania.
A.B., Psychology, Princeton University

Teaching Areas

Introduction to Intelligence and National Security; Intelligence Communications

Research Areas 

organizational change and failure, gender and diversity in formal organizations