Christopher A. Kojm serves as the Director of the Elliott School of International Affairs’ Leadership, Ethics and Practice Initiative at the George Washington University (U.S.). He re-joined the School as a Professor of Practice in International Affairs after serving as Chairman of the National Intelligence Council from 2009 to 2014. He is also the Director of the U.S. Foreign Policy Summer Program. He taught previously at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.
In the U.S. government, Chris served as a staffer on the House Foreign Affairs Committee from 1984-98 under Rep. Lee H. Hamilton, as a deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (1998-2003), and as deputy director of the 9/11 Commission (2003-04). He was also president of the 9/11 Public Discourse Project, the Commission’s follow-on public education organization (2004-05). He also served as a Senior Advisor to the Iraq Study Group (2006).
He received a master’s degree in Public Affairs from Princeton.