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.

  • David Glancy

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

  • Wayne A. Schroeder

    Wayne Schroeder has had 37-year career in Washington, with service in government, industry, public policy and higher education. Read more

  • Michael Pillsbury

    Dr. Pillsbury is Director of the Center on Chinese Strategy at the Hudson Institute and former Assistant Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Planning. Read more

Professor of Economics and National Security; Former Senior Director of International Economic Affairs, White House National Security Council
Former Supervisory Special Agent and Basic Counterintelligence Course Instructor, FBI
Affiliated Faculty Member and Instructor for the Lynde and Harry Bradley Seminar on Constitutional and Economic Principles
Professor of Intelligence, Former CIA Officer and U.S. Army Combat Arms Officer
Vice President of Economic Initiatives, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics; former Economic Analyst for the CIA's Office of Terrorism Analysis
Professor of History, The Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies
Chair of Law and Human Rights; Founder of the Center for Human Rights and International Affairs; Founder of Good of All
Professor and Senior Analyst with the U.S. Government; Former U.S. Army Intelligence Officer
Professor Emeritus, Former Deputy National Counterintelligence Executive, Former Senior Director for Intelligence Programs at the National Security Council
Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group, Former Division Chief in the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, Former White House Intelligence Briefer
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, Former Director of Latin American Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Adjunct Professor, Has worked with the Department of Defense and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Professor of Strategy and Statecraft, Former Booz Allen Hamilton Associate, Former Senior Advisor for Political-Military Affairs at the U.S. State Deparment
Former Special Advisor to the Secretary of State; Former Senior Advisor to the Director, Voice of America
Writing Professor, Former Writing Instructor at the Leadership Communication Skills Center, Marine Corps University
Bren Chair on Great Power Competition, Marine Corps University; Former Director of Counterterrorism Studies Programs in Asia and Europe for the U. S. Government
Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; Former Vice Chairman of the John Hay Initiative's Counterproliferation Working Group; Former Adviser to Rep. Trent Franks
Senior Director, White House Writers Group; Former U.S. Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
Adjunct Language Professor; Helped establish the first Chinese language program for the U.S. Department of Energy
Founder and President, The Institute of World Politics; Former Director of European and Soviet Affairs, National Security Council
Adjunct Language Professor, Language Professor with the International Center for Language Studies
Dean of Academics, Former Assistant for Counterproliferation Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy
Adjunct Language Professor, Arabic Instructor for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration
Adjunct Professor, Former Central Intelligence Agency Analyst and Operations Officer with 32 Years of Combined Experience
Adjunct Language Instructor, French; French Theater History Instructor and Cultural Activity Director, Tisch School of the Arts High School in Paris Program
Distinguished Fellow, the World Affairs Institute; Former Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Former Aide to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Professor Emeritus; Former U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala; Former Chairman, Department of Economics and Business, The Catholic University of America
Consultant, U.S. Department of Defense; Former Assistant Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Planning
Professor Emeritus; Former CIA Scientific Intelligence Officer
Vice President, CACI’s National Solutions Group; Former Senior Executive on the National Security Council Staff
Adjunct Professor; Former Deputy Director, National Clandestine Service, CIA
Founder and President, Asia America Initiative; New York Times Best Selling and Pulitzer Prize Nominated Author
Adjunct Professor, Intelligence and Law; Served with the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of General Counsel
Adjunct Professor; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
Professor and Dean Emeritus; Professor Emeritus, Marymount University
Former Senior Advisor to the State Department's International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau; Former National Intelligence Officer for Africa
Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center; Former Deputy for Nonproliferation Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Professor, Marine Corps Command & Staff College; Professor, American Military University
Professor of Intelligence Studies; Former Analyst, Foreign Intelligence Directorate, DIA; Former Analyst, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Professor Emeritus; Former Special Assistant and Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Professor of Statecraft and National Security Affairs; Former Senior Adviser to U.S. Special Operations Command (National Capital Region)
Adjunct Professor, Former Wall Street and International Investment Banker
Professor and Chairman, Admissions Committee; Former Deputy National Security Advisor