- Terrorism Threat Analysis
- Personal Security-Travel
- Getting to Cultural Competency — Not Sensitivity
- Making Sense of the American Culture
- Using the Movements and Dynamics of the New Culture To Your Advantage
Dr. Thomas Connell delivers specialized Cross Cultural Communications, Regional Orientation, Terrorism Threat Analysis, & Personal Security-Travel Safety training for international businesses, US government agencies, and executive level personnel.
Dr. Culture on culture competency, regional orientation, and travel security, Tom holds a BS in Journalism, MS in Human Resource Management, and a Ph.D., in US-Latin America Diplomatic History.
He is winner of several awards including the Public Relations Society of America Silver Anvil Award and is a two-time winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award for Advertising and Creativity.
He is also author and narrator of several radio and television documentaries.
Connell has had extensive media coverage, appearing in all major US newspapers and media outlets and is the cultural “go-to” authority for the BBC World Service.
His articles have appeared in publications and newspapers such as the American Chronicle and California Chronicle.
He exposed a US Top Secret WWII program involving the forced movement of Peruvians of Japanese background to the US in order to trade them for Americans.
A former military officer, Connell worked with US Special Operations Forces for nearly a decade directing the only Cross Cultural Communications course in the Department of Defense.
He works with the US Coast Guard, international businesses, civilian and military government agencies including US Special Forces — even international Special Forces members.
The nickname “Dr. Culture” was first coined by international students in the mid-90s and soon became his professional name. It is now a registered trademark.
Books by Thomas Connell, Ph.D.
- America’s Japanese Hostages: The WWII Plan for a Japanese Free Latin America
- Not for Internationals Only: Dr. Culture Explains American Culture