M.E. (Spike) Eugene Bowman

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Areas of Expertise

International Law, National Security Law, Transnational Organized Crime, Transnational Security Threats, American Diplomatic History

M. E. (Spike) Bowman was, most recently, Deputy, National Counterintelligence Executive. Previously he was Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Technology and National Security Policy. He is retired from the Senior Executive Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation where he served successively as Deputy General Counsel (National Security Law) Senior Counsel for National Security Law and Director, Intelligence Issues and Policy Group (National Security Branch). He is a former intelligence officer, an international lawyer and a recognized specialist in national security law with extensive experience in espionage and terrorism investigations. In addition to national security experience he is a retired U.S. Navy Captain who has served as Head of International Law at the Naval War College, as a diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy and as Chief of Litigation for the U.S. Navy. Mr. Bowman is a graduate of Willamette University (B.A.), the University of Wisconsin (M.A.), the University of Idaho (J.D., Cum Laude) and The George Washington University (LL.M., International and Comparative Law, With Highest Honors).


Current Research

Social and legal modifications occasioned by advances in technology


B.A. Willamette University (double major) M.A. University of Wisconsin, J.D. University of Idaho, LL.M. George Washington University


About 40 articles on national security issues

Classes Taught

International Law, Transnational Security Threats, Transnational Organized Crime