International Security Studies


Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Director, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University
Professor Bruce Hoffman has been studying terrorism and insurgency for more than thirty-five years. Professor Hoffman previously held the Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation and was also Director of RAND’s Washington, D.C. Office.  He was Scholar-in-Residence for Counterterrorism at the Central Intelligence Agency between 2004 and 2006; an a...
Program Manager, National Security Office, Los Alamos National Laboratory
EducationPh.D. in History (European and Russian), August 1982, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; M.A. in Government, May 1975; B.A. in Philosophy, June 1973 ExperienceSenior Advisor, National Security Office, Office of the Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2006-present. Providing policy support to Laboratory Director, senior leadership and division programs, administering and c...
Writer specializing in aviation; Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the National Air & Space Museum
 Richard Whittle is a writer specializing in aviation and author of The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey, (Simon & Schuster, 2010). Now at work on a history of the Predator, the first modern armed drone, for publisher Henry Holt and Company, Whittle is the Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the National Air & Space Museum for the 2013-2014 academic year. He is...

Experts & Staff

  • Robert S. Litwak // Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director, International Security Studies
  • Tonya Boyce // Program Assistant, International Security Studies