Bruce Hoffman Session Overview

Professor of International Relations, Georgetown University

Bruce Hoffman has been studying terrorism and insurgency for nearly five decades. He is a professor at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and also the Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security at the Council on Foreign Relations, and the George H. Gilmore Senior Fellow at the U.S. Military Academy’s Combating Terrorism Center. Hoffman was appointed a commissioner on the FBI 9/11 Review Commission by the U.S. Congress and has been Scholar-in-Residence for Counterterrorism at the Central Intelligence Agency; adviser on counterterrorism to the Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad, Iraq; and, adviser on counterinsurgency to Multi-National Forces—Iraq Headquarters, Baghdad, Iraq. He is the recipient of the United States Intelligence Community Seal Medallion,
the highest commendation given to a non-government employee. Hoffman is the author of several award-winning books. His latest book is God, Guns, and Sedition: Far-Right Terrorism in America (Columbia University Press).


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