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Speaker Information
Global Issues 2019

Sarasota Lectures
Venice Lectures

James Bruce


James Bruce

Dr. James Bruce is an adjunct researcher at the RAND Corporation and formerly a Senior Political Scientist there, a retired senior executive officer at the CIA, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown and Florida Atlantic Universities. He also taught as an adjunct at Columbia and American Universities and as a full-time faculty member at the National War College. At RAND, he leads research projects for U.S. Intelligence Community and DoD clients.

Dr. Bruce retired from the CIA in 2005 after nearly 24 years. He served as Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Science and Technology and as Chief of Counterintelligence Training. He also served as a senior staff member on the Presidentís Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction (Silberman-Robb WMD Commission).

Dr. Bruce has published in such scholarly journals as Studies in Intelligence, the American Intelligence Journal, the Journal of Strategic Security, The Intelligencer, the Defense Intelligence Journal, Group Dynamics, and World Politics. He co-edited Analyzing Intelligence: National Security Practitionersí Perspectives, 2nd ed. (2014).

Dr. Bruce received his Ph.D. from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. He is a U.S. Navy veteran.