Office Location: Rosenkranz Hall
Michele L. Malvesti served more than five years (2002-2007) on the National Security Council staff, including as the Senior Director for Combating Terrorism Strategy. She briefly returned to the White House in 2009 to co-chair the Presidential study review that reformed the White House organization for homeland security and counterterrorism on behalf of the Obama Administration. She also has worked as a professional in the Intelligence Community, including at the Defense Intelligence Agency, where she specialized in Middle East terrorism.
She currently serves as a Vice President in the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). She also is a Senior Fellow with the Combating Terrorism Center at the United States Military Academy at West Point and serves on the Board of Directors for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.
She holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Malvesti will teach courses on national security decision-making, and terrorism and counterterrorism.