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Cyber Policy Faculty


Fiona Alexander Distinguished Policy Strategist in Res

Ms. Fiona M. Alexander is both Distinguished Policy Strategist in Residence in the School of International Service and Distinguished Fellow at the Internet Governance Lab at American University.  For

Gordon Bitko Adjunct Professorial Lect

Gordon Bitko is ITI’s senior vice president of policy, leading the association’s public sector portfolio and serving as the chief policy strategist for the technology industry in the government and pu

James Burrell Adjunct Professorial Lect

Dr. James Burrell is an accomplished leader with distinguished service as a senior federal government executive, corporate c-level executive, and academic/research professional. His leadership experie

Sasha O'Connell Executive in Residence & Director, THSP MS Program SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

Sasha Cohen O’Connell, PhD is an Executive in Residence in the Department of Justice, Law & Criminology, School of Public Affairs (SPA), American University where she currently teaches cyber policy at

Kiran Raj Adjunct Professorial Lect

Kiran Raj is a senior executive in a financial technology company that operates in the blockchain space.
Prior to working in the fintech space, Kiran worked in private legal practice as a partne

Divya Ramjee Adjunct Instructor

Divya Ramjee is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Justice, Law & Criminology. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for Security, Innovation, and Ne

Rhea Siers Adjunct Professorial Lect

Ms. Rhea Siers combines her operational, legal and policy experience from over thirty years in the US Intelligence Community and the private sector to bring a multifaceted approach to intelligence and

Jorhena Thomas Adjunct Professorial Lect

Jorhena Thomas has dedicated her career to finding meaningful ways to improve, enhance, and transform security efforts at all levels. She has extensive experience in intelligence analysis and investig