Slick, Stephen | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
Education
  • MPP, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 2001
  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 1983
  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1980
Teaching Areas
  • Intelligence and National Security

Stephen Slick was appointed in January 2015 as director of The University of Texas at Austin’s Intelligence Studies Project and clinical professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Before moving to Austin, he served for 28 years in the CIA's clandestine service, including five assignments abroad. Between 2005 and 2009, he was a special assistant to the president and the senior director for intelligence programs and reform on the staff of the National Security Council. He received a B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law and a Master in Public Policy degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Media Expertise
  • Contemporary Foreign Policy
  • International Security
  • International Relations
  • Terrorism
  • Intelligence

Newsworthy

NewsOctober 16, 2018
CIA’s first Resident Intelligence Officer comes to UT Austin, LBJ School

The University of Texas at Austin is home to the Central Intelligence Agency’s first resident intelligence officer (RIO) under its new Visiting Intelligence Officer Program. As UT’s RIO, Alan Kessler joins the university community to help bridge the gap between the intelligence community and academia. Kessler will work within the LBJ School of Public Affairs through fall 2020.

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Media MentionAugust 9, 2018
Book review: Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes

Steve Slick, clinical professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, reviews Loch Johnson's "Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States" (Oxford University Press, 2018) at Lawfare.

 

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NewsMay 31, 2018
LBJ School professors shine light on Americans’ perception of intelligence agencies

A new study from professors at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin aims to shed light on Americans’ perception of intelligence agencies, and to test the claim that efforts by these agencies to be more open will enhance democratic legitimacy.

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