Human Threat Assessment
Dr. Randazzo is President of Threat Assessment Resources International, providing training, consultation and research to schools, corporations, and government agencies on threat assessment and the prevention of targeted violence. Most recently she served as Senior Expert with Business Intelligence Advisors, Inc. (BIA), where she provided high-net worth families, corporations, and schools with investigative consultation on individual threat cases and training on threat assessment and detection of deception. She also provided training on abduction prevention and escape tactics for children of high-net worth families, their caregivers, and protective details. Prior to her work in the private sector, Dr. Randazzo spent ten years with the U.S. Secret Service, where she served as the agency's Chief Research Psychologist. In this capacity she oversaw all Secret Service research on assassination, stalking, and other types of targeted violence, including a national study of school shootings that was conducted jointly by the Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Randazzo is recognized internationally as an expert on school shootings and school threat assessment. She is also an accomplished presenter and instructor on threat assessment investigations, having trained over 15,000 law enforcement, intelligence, and security professionals throughout the United States, Canada, and the European Union. Her research is used throughout the federal, state, and local law enforcement communities and has been credited in the media with preventing planned attacks. Dr. Randazzo has testified before Congress, briefed Cabinet Secretaries and White House staff, and been interviewed by various major television, radio, and print news outlets for her work on targeted violence and threat assessment. She has published numerous articles on threat assessment and violence prevention and currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Threat Assessment. Dr. Randazzo received a Ph.D. and Master's degree from Princeton University in Social Psychology, and a B.A. in Psychology and Religion, with honors, from Williams College. In 2005, Dr. Randazzo was named by Williams College as a Bicentennial Medal recipient for her work in preventing violence.