Denver Johnson, M.P.S.


Cert. Executive Leadership, Cornell University, 2013

M.P.S Security and Safety Leadership, The George Washington University, 2012

B.S. Workforce Education, Southern Illinois University, 2008


Denver Johnson provides graduate level education to New Mexico students currently employed with Sandia National Laboratories, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Air Force as well as those pursuing careers within the federal government. Denver currently is a Federal Agent with the National Nuclear Security Administration and has been for nearly 12 years. He has real world, practical national security experience and is well versed in tactics and weaponry protecting nuclear weapons and components. Prior to this, he was a reserve Deputy Sheriff in California and was on the Special Response Team at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the Bay Area.  He also spent 10 years in the U.S. Air Force as a Security Force member.  

Courses Taught

  • NSPS 6606 Contemporary Issues in National Security
  • NSPS 6641 National Security World and National Threat Modeling
  • NSPS 6670 Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Director of Media Relations

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