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.
- 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
- 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.
- Spring 2019 - 60065 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Fall 2018 - 42560 - TC 358 - Plan II Junior Seminar
- Spring 2018 - 60735 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Fall 2017 - 60870 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Fall 2016 - 60695 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
- Contemporary Foreign Policy
- International Security
- International Relations