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Nicholas Dujmovic

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

Nicholas Dujmovic is a member of CIA’s History Staff at the Center for the Study of Intelligence, the Agency’s “think tank.”


Ph.D., International Relations, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; MALD, Fletcher School; BS, US Coast Guard Academy

Favorite Spot on Campus
Book Currently Reading
Bruce Riedel, What We Won: America's Secret War in Afghanistan, 1979-89
Languages Spoken
hierarchical English; middling Russian
SIS-School of Intl Service
SIS - 312
SIS 312 Tuesday evenings, by appointment. Spring semester only.
Contact Info

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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

I’m interested in the history of CIA intelligence activities - collection, analysis, counterintelligence, and covert action - from 1947 to the present, with particular emphasis on the 1950s and 1980s.

Selected Publications

  • “Drastic Actions Short of War: The Origins of CIA’s Paramilitary Function,” Journal of Military History, July 2012.
  • The Literary Spy, Yale University Press, 2004 (published under pen name Charles Lathrop).
  • The Grenada Documents: Window on Totalitarianism, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, 1988.