Kevin Poorman

Kevin Poorman

Cyber Intelligence Analyst


  • MS, Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, 2019
  • BA, Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, 2015

Research Areas

  • Cyber Criminology
  • Darknet criminality
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • OSINT techniques


Mr. Poorman is a part-time instructor and full-time Cyber Intelligence Analyst at the University of Alabama assigned to Dr. Dolliver’s darknet team. Currently, he has a pending Secret-level national security clearance. Mr. Poorman earned his master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Alabama in 2019. His areas of expertise include cryptocurrency tracking and tracing and encrypted communications, in addition to specializing in researching criminal activities on Tor, Freenet, and ZeroNet.

Selected Publications

Dolliver, D.S. and K. Poorman. (2018). “Understanding Cybercrime,” in Transnational Crime and Global Security (P. Reichel and R. Randa, eds.). Santa Barbara, California: Praeger Security International.