Bruce Hoffman, a tenured professor in Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, where he directs security studies, will be a Keynote Speaker at this year’s STR International Conference. He has been studying terrorism and insurgency for over four decades. Hoffman is also visiting Professor of Terrorism Studies at St Andrews University, Scotland. He previously held the Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation.
Hoffman was appointed by the U.S. Congress as a commissioner on the 9/11 Review Commission and has been Scholar-in-Residence for Counterterrorism at the Central Intelligence Agency; adviser on counterterrorism, Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad, Iraq; and, adviser on counterinsurgency, Multi-National Forces-Iraq Headquarters, Baghdad, Iraq.
Hoffman’s books include The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threat (2014); Anonymous Soldiers (2015); and, Inside Terrorism (3rd edition, 2017).