The Bush School is pleased to announce that Colonel (Retired) Matt Gill has joined the Department of International Affairs as a Lecturer for the Intelligence Studies Program. His courses will focus on Defense Intelligence, Intelligence support to decision-making, and a practical approach to intelligence collection.
COL(R) Gill served in the United States Army for 24 years, spending most of his career dedicated to Special Operations Forces, Clandestine Intelligence Collection, Near-Peer Intelligence Operations and Counterinsurgencies. After four years as an Artilleryman, he joined the ranks of the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg as an intelligence Officer and was a part of the units who took part in the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Through several years of practical service in Special Operations units, COL(R) Gill was then appointed as the Counterterrorism intelligence advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Office of General Counsel and Office of the Secretary of Defense. He has operational experience at all echelons of the Department of Defense, Europe, the Middle East, Levant and Africa. COL(R) Gill remains a senior advisor to U.S. Army intelligence leaders and General Officers.
Before joining the faculty at The Bush School, COL(R) Gill was a senior academic fellow at the LBJ School for Public Policy, University of Texas at Austin. For two years, he researched and authored studies on the impact of advancing technology for the Defense Intelligence community. He earned his master’s degree in national security policy at the United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island and has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Mississippi State University.