Dr. Tyler R. White received his PhD in Political Science in 2010 from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. A Husker since day one, Dr. White also received his BA (2003) and MA (2006) from Nebraska, both in Political Science. Dr. White’s research interests are in international security, specifically nuclear policy and human security. In 2013 Dr. White co-authored a volume on human security entitled "State Responses to Human Security: at Home and Abroad" with Courtney Hillebrecht and Patrice C. McMahon.
Dr. White has worked with the Great Plains National Security Education Consortium (GPNSEC), an Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (ICCAE) since 2011 as the Director of Academic Programs at the university. In that capacity, Dr. White has developed the University of Nebraska-Lincoln National Security Studies (NSST) minor and worked with the university's Intelligence Community Scholars Program. Dr. White also co-developed and run a task-force style simulation for the IC CAE program in Washington DC for the past three summers.