Kenneth deGraffenreid

Professor Emeritus, Former Deputy National Counterintelligence Executive

Professor deGraffenreid is a Professor Emeritus at the Institute. He has held several senior policy making positions in government including Senior Director for Intelligence Programs at the National Security Council, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Support, and Deputy National Counterintelligence Executive to the President of the United States.  He was one of the founding faculty members and Board members of the Institute, and taught at IWP for over 20 years.

Professional Experience

  • Deputy National Counterintelligence Executive (2004-2005)
  • Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Support, Department of Defense (2001-2004)
  • Senior Director of Intelligence Programs, National Security Council (1981-1987)
  • Senior professional staff member, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (1977-81)
  • Senior Fellow on Intelligence, National Strategy Information Center
  • Retired Captain, U.S Navy Reserves
  • Founding member of the IWP Board of Overseers.


  • B.A., 1967, Purdue University
  • M.A., 1977, The Catholic University of America



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