Prof. Tierney with IWP Interns, Summer 2014

The faculty at The Institute of World Politics includes ambassadors, senior intelligence officials, military officers, presidential advisers, senior government analysts, and thought leaders in international affairs. The great majority are scholar-practitioners with both academic credentials and high-level governmental and nongovernmental experience in the subjects they teach.

  • Christopher R. Lew

    Dr. Lew is President of Water Dragons Consulting and a Senior China Policy Analyst at SAIC. Read more

  • David Glancy

    David Glancy formerly served as Senior Advisor for Political-Military Affairs at the State Department.  Read more

  • Gary Blankenship

    Gary Blankenship is an accomplished intelligence officer with over 28 years of combined U.S. government and U.S. military service. Read more

Professor of Economics and National Security
Former Supervisory Special Agent, FBI
Affiliated Faculty Member
Professor of Intelligence
Vice President of Economic Initiatives, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Chief of Operations of the Europe, Mediterranean and Asia Region, Peace Corps
Professor of History, The Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies
Professor, Homeland Security
Adjunct Professor and Founder of the Center for Human Rights and International Affairs
Professor and Senior Analyst with the US Government
Professor Emeritus, Former Deputy National Counterintelligence Executive
President, Intelligence and National Security Alliance
Former Senior Intelligence Officer and Executive in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Defense Intelligence Agency
Former Director of Latin American Affairs, National Security Council
Professor, Senior Analyst at the Department of Defense
Professor of Strategy and Statecraft
Former Special Advisor to the Secretary of State
Major General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory, Marine Corps University
Senior Director, White House Writers Group; Former US Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
Adjunct Language Professor
Founder and President, The Institute of World Politics
President and Co-Founder of Water Dragons Consulting, Senior China Policy Analyst at SAIC
Adjunct Language Professor
Distinguished Fellow, the World Affairs Institute
Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor
Donald E. Bently Professor of Political Economy, Former U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala
Professor Emeritus
Vice President, CACIís National Solutions Group
Professor; Independent Contractor; Former Senior Intelligence Officer
Professor; Former Deputy Director, National Clandestine Service, CIA
Founder and President, Asia America Initiative
Professor; Senior Staff Member at Lockheed Martin for Corporate Engineering, Technology and Operations
Professor and Dean Emeritus
Professor of African Affairs
Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center; Former Deputy for Nonproliferation Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Former Central Intelligence Agency
Professor, Marine Corps Command & Staff College
Professor of Intelligence Studies
Walter Kohler Professor of International Relations
Professor of Statecraft and National Security Affairs
Professor and Chairman, Admissions Committee