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Chairman, National Intelligence Council, Washington, DC

Bosch Fellow in Public Policy - Class of Spring 2001

Christopher Kojm is Chairman of the National Intelligence Council, a post he assumed in 2009.

Kojm received an AB from Harvard College in 1977 and an MA from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1979. From 1979 to 1984 he was a senior editor at the Foreign Policy Association in New York City, and from 1984 to 1998 he was a staff member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee under Lee H. Hamilton, the ranking member and then chairman of the committee. Kojm was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence Policy and Coordination in the State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research from 1998 to 2003. He then served as Deputy Director of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, later serving as president of the 9/11 Public Discourse Project.


Between 2004 and 2006, Kojm was a Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and in 2006 he was a senior adviser to the Iraq Study Group. He became a faculty member of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University in 2007.


Photo courtesy Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs
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