Adjunct Lecturer - Bush School DC
Michael Kelly has served for nearly 18 years in the national security sector–over 13 years at the CIA and four years at the Department of State. He has led units focusing on Africa, South Asia, and Eurasia and on issues ranging from traditional analysis to targeting to counterintelligence. Mr. Kelly also directed multiple runnings of CIA’s foundational analytic training course at the Sherman Kent School for Intelligence Analysis, where he developed curriculum and co-chaired the program’s critical thinking group.
Mr. Kelly’s academic research before his government career focused on politics and economics in Latin America, a region in which he has conducted academic fieldwork and served as a diplomat.