Daniel William

Title/s:  Adjunct Instructor

Email: dwilliam@luc.edu


Dan is an FBI special agent with 22 years of federal law enforcement experience. Dan is currently the supervisory special agent of a terrorism squad focused on threats to the homeland from domestic actors supported by or influenced by overseas terrorist groups.

Dan was the lead investigator on several significant counterterrorism investigations that resulted in the arrest and prosecution of people who attempted to provide material support to a terrorist organization in a variety of ways, including attempting to commit acts of violence in the homeland, personal support by joining the organization, and financial assistance.

Dan also served as a program manager in the FBI’s International Terrorism Operations Section, which oversees all pending counterterrorism investigations. Dan also completed several overseas assignments and is a former member of the FBI Evidence Response Team and a firearms instructor.

In addition to serving as an adjunct professor at Loyola University’s Quinlan School of Business, Dan is a lecturer for the University of Chicago’s Executive Education Program and speaks on strategy and leadership. Dan has also lectured at several business conferences and law enforcement groups discussing a wide variety of topics covering leadership, risk management, decision making, rules of evidence, interviewing skills, and motivators to commit crimes. Dan is also a certified public accountant.


  • BS in Accounting, Le Moyne College Syracuse, New York
  • Certificate in Counterterrorism Studies, University of St. Andrews, Glasgow, Scotland
  • MBA in Economics and Finance, University of Chicago

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Forensic Accounting
  • Business Use of the Blockchain
  • Creation, Use, and Audit of the Blockchain