Christopher A. Kojm

Director, MA European and Eurasian Studies Program; Director, Leadership, Ethics and Practice Initiative; Professor of International Affairs
605N Elliott School of International Affairs
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Christopher A. Kojm serves as the Director of the Elliott School's Leadership, Ethics and Practice Initiative and the Master of Arts in European and Eurasian Studies Program. 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 US Foreign Policy Summer Program and served previously as director of the mid-career Master's in International Policy and Practice program. He taught previously at Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs.

In 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’s School of Public and International Affairs.