The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University will host Ambassador Hank Crumpton on March 22, 2022, to discuss U.S. intelligence and the risks the U.S. currently faces.
The event, titled “The Intelligence Discipline and Global Risk,” will be held at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center (1002 George Bush Dr. W., College Station, TX 77843). Registration is required. Sign-in begins at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby, and the lecture starts at 6 p.m. There will be time for a Q&A after the lecture. Register online to attend.
Ambassador Crumpton’s Biography
Before founding Crumpton Group, Ambassador Crumpton spent 24 years in the Central Intelligence Agency’s Clandestine Service, operating mostly in the foreign field, including tours as chief of station. From 2003-2005 he was the chief of the CIA’s National Resource Division, responsible for all Clandestine Service operations in the U.S.
Amb. Crumpton was sworn in as coordinator for counterterrorism at the Department of State with the rank of ambassador-at-large on August 2, 2005. He joined the CIA in 1981 and served as an operations officer, both at headquarters and abroad. He has served in several foreign field assignments, including two as chief of station. In Washington, Amb. Crumpton held senior management positions, including an assignment at the Federal Bureau of Investigation as deputy chief of the International Terrorism Operations Section from 1998-1999. Amb. Crumpton was also deputy chief (operations) of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center from 1999-2001 and led the CIA’s Afghan campaign from 2001-2002. Amb. Crumpton served as chief of the National Resources Division from August 2003 until June 2005.
Amb. Crumpton is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Intelligence Commendation Medal; the George H. W. Bush Award for excellence in counterterrorism; the Sherman Kent Award, in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the literature of intelligence; the Donovan Award; and the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, the CIA’s highest award for achievement.