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Gene Coyle

Retired CIA Officer
(812) 855-7980
SPEA Room 412

M.A., Indiana University, 1974
B.A., Indiana University, 1973

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University, 2006–present
  • CIA Officer-in-Residence at Indiana University, 2004–2006
  • Central Intelligence Agency (Operations Directorate), 1976–2006

Awards, Honors & Certifications
CIA Intelligence Medal of Merit, 1986

Professional Interests
Espionage and intelligence history and policy

Current Projects

  • Speaks Russian, Portuguese, Greek, and German
  • Member of AFIO
  • Research on imaginative and creative intelligence operations, military deceptions and FBI "stings"

Selected Publications
Full Vita

Books (fiction)

  • The Dream Merchant of Lisbon: The Game of Espionage, 2004.
  • No Game for Amateurs: The Search for a Japanese Mole on the Eve of WW II, 2009.
  • Diamonds and Deceit: The Search for the Missing Romanov Dynasty Jewels, 2011.
Journal Articles
  • "John Franklin Carter: Journalist, FDR's Secret Investigator, Soviet Agent?" International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, 2011.
  • “The Penkovsky Case,” Studies in Intelligence, 2002.
  • “A Historical Damage Assessment,” Studies in Intelligence, 1996.