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  • Senior National Security Fellow

Michele Malvesti

Dr. Michele Malvesti, a scholar and former White House counterterrorism advisor, holds joint appointments as Senior National Security Fellow at the Strauss Center, Clements Center for National Security, and the Intelligence Studies Project.

Dr. Malvesti is a Vice President at the Financial Integrity Network in Washington, D.C. Her public service began in the early 1990s as a terrorism analyst in the Intelligence Community and culminated with her appointment as the NSC’s Senior Director for Combatting Terrorism Strategy. Dr. Malvesti was a Professor of International Security Studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University where she earned her MALD and Ph.D. She also taught at Yale University where she was a Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Dr. Malvesti led a popular seminar in “The Power and Politics of Gender in Global Affairs” during UT’s 2019 spring semester.