Gregory Treverton will be the speaker at the 25th annual Margolis Lecture. Treverton has served as chair of the U.S. National Intelligence Council (NIC), the Director of National Intelligence’s interagency arm for both current intelligence support to senior policymakers and more strategic analysis.

He served earlier in government on the staff of the first Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on the National Security Council staff and as vice chair of the NIC. He was for many years at the RAND Corporation, where he directed several centers, most recently the RAND Center for Global Risk and Security.

Treverton was also president of the Pacific Council on International Policy, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and assistant director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. He has been on the faculty of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. He has written widely on intelligence, strategy and national security. His latest books are National Intelligence and Science: Beyond the Great Divide in Analysis and Policy, (with Wilhelm Agrell), Oxford University Press, 2015; and Dividing Divided States, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

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