World-Class Primary Instructors
Nathan J. Gordon developed the Forensic Assessment Interview and Integrated Interrogation Technique. He is an expert Forensic Psychophysiologist and an internationally recognized expert in the field of Forensic Assessment Interviewing and Interrogation. Mr. Gordon is the developer of the Integrated Zone Comparison Polygraph Technique, the Horizontal Scoring System and Academy PolySuite Algorithm© for polygraph data analysis and the co-author along with William Fleisher of "Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques," now in its 3rd edition by Academic Press. He has lectured and conducted seminars on these subjects to thousands of law enforcement, intelligence and private security officers throughout the United States, Africa, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Gordon, a recognized innovator in the field of truth verification, has had his work recognized in publications among which is, Forensic Psychophysiology; Use Of The Polygraph, by James Allen Matte.
He is the past President of the American Polygraph Association and the International Association of Forensic Psychophysiological Institutes, and is currently President of the International Society of Polygraph Examiners and the Pennsylvania Polygraph Association. Mr. Gordon is a Director of the Vidocq Society where he received the prestigious Vidocq Medal of Honor for his assistance in solving a 14 year old cold case homicide.
William L. Fleisher is a full member of the American Polygraph Association and internationally known for his polygraph expertise.
He has spent more than 40 years with federal and local law enforcement agencies before his retirement in 1996, as an Assistant Special Agent In Charge of the U.S. Customs Service (now I.C.E.). Prior to Customs Service, Mr. Fleisher was a Special Agent of the F.B.I., and before that he served with the Philadelphia Police Department as a Corporal.
He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, and has lectured on polygraph and behavioral analysis to law enforcement and intelligence agencies throughout the U.S. and overseas.
Mr. Fleisher is also a member of the Pennsylvania Polygraph Examiners Association, ASIS International, Intelnet, the American College of Forensic Examiners, and the Society of Former Special Agents of the F.B.I. A co-author of "Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques," now in its 3rd edition, Fleisher is also co-founder and Commissioner of the Vidocq Society.
Essam Ali Gamal El Din
Middle East - Retired General, Egypt
Languages: Arabic and English
Mr. Essam GamalElDin transferred to the security field (Egyptian Military Intelligence) in 1985 and in 1994 became Chief of the Egyptian Interrogation Management Center. In 2003, Mr. El Din received his promotion as Air Commodore (one star general) , and retired in July 2003.
In September 2003, he joined the Academy for Scientific Investigative Training, and is currently he Assistant Director for Middle East-Africa and Asia. Mr. El Din has successfully conducted numerous courses, lectures and seminars for students around the world. He is a full member of the American Polygraph Association, the American Association of Police Polygraphists, the Pennsylvania polygraph examiners Association, South African Polygraph Federation [SAPFED], and Vice President of the International Society of polygraph Examiners (ISOPE).
He authored a paper titled "Understanding the culture of terrorism and the use of the polygraph as means of counter terrorism" which has been registered in the copyright office in Washington, D.C. In 2014 he performed exciting new research on detecting distortions by using activity sensors during polygraph examinations. Mr. ElDin has successfully conducted lectures and seminars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Jordan, Republic of South Africa, The United Kingdom, Lebanon, Philippines, United States of America and Singapore.
Central and South America
Languages: Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic and English
Mr. Shurany is the former head of the Department of Polygraph at the Israeli Government School, and President of Lie Catcher Polygraph Services, and former Director of the International Polygraph Training Center, which was an American Polygraph Association accredited school.
He is the Assistant Director of the Academy for Scientific Investigative Training for Central and South America and has conducted polygraph courses in numerous countries there as well as in Europe. Mr. Shurany authored the text "Evaluation of Polygraph Charts, Formats, Criteria and Scoring," and co-authored the text, "The Pre-test Interview- The Foundation of Polygraph." He has published numerous articles on polygraph techniques and theories.
Mr. Shurany is Vice President of the International Society of Polygraph Examiners, as well as a full member of the Israeli Polygraph Association and the American Polygraph Association. He was awarded the distinguished David L. Motsinger Award by the American Polygraph Association which recognizes shining new stars in the polygraph profession.
Other Instructors Include:
Christopher Lombardi, M.S. Polygraph Instructor
Gary L. Gerzsewski, JD Polygraph and Legal Instructor
Faith Gordon, Mazur, M.A. Psychology Instructor
Daphna Tavor, M.A. Psychophysiology Instructor
Anthony Mazzerelli, MD, JD Psychophysiology and Legal Instructor
Shlomo Bruk, M.A. Polygraph/Psychology Instructor
George Brown, M.A. Polygraph/Psychology Instructor
Howard Lebofsky, Esq. Legal/Ethical Aspects of Polygraph
Kenneth Freeman, Esq. Legal/Ethical Aspects of Polygraph
Michael Pravetz, MD Psychology, Physiology and Legal