Wikistrat Expert Dr. Damien Van Puyvelde

Dr. Damien Van Puyvelde

Assistant Professor and Associate Director for Research, National Security Studies Institute

Dr. Damien Van Puyvelde is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director for Research at the National Security Studies Institute, an Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence at The University of Texas at El Paso. He is an IDR Fellow to the Offices of the Provost and Sponsored Research Projects and advocates for UTEP's Cyber Security Community.

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Biography

Dr. Damien Van Puyvelde is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director for Research at the National Security Studies Institute, an Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence at the University of Texas at El Paso. He is an IDR Fellow to the Offices of the Provost and Sponsored Research Projects and advocates for UTEP’s Cyber Security Community. Before joining the Institute, Dr. Van Puyvelde was a Research Assistant at the Centre for Intelligence and International Security Studies (CIISS) at Aberystwyth University. He has served as Assistant Editor for the academic journal Intelligence and National Security, co-editor for H-Intel, a discussion network on intelligence history and studies, and has consulted for the International Spy Museum in Washington D.C.

His main research and teaching interests are in the fields of intelligence and security studies, with a focus on issues of democratic governance and interagency coordination. Dr. Van Puyvelde has published articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Democracy and Security, Intelligence and National Security, La Revue Internationale et Stratégique, and Sécurité et Stratégie, and opinion pieces at Defense One, The Conversation, The National Interest, NATO Review and War on the Rocks. He is currently working on two major projects: a research monograph on the relationship between the U.S. intelligence community and the private sector, and an edited volume on intelligence and national security in the cyber era.

 

Wikistrat Analytic Community
Dr. Damien Van Puyvelde is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

Academic Qualifications:
Ph.D in International Politics, Aberystwyth University
M.Sc. in Economics in International Politics, Aberystwyth University

Areas of Expertise
Intelligence Studies
Security Studies
U.S National Security
European and Transatlantic Security
Future Warfare
Democratic Governance
Public-Private Collaboration

Website:
http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=75366

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/damienvp

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/damienvanpuyvelde

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