Dr. Stephen Marrin just completed his second year as an associate professor at James Madison University where he teaches courses in the Intelligence Analysis program in the Department of Integrated Science and Technology. He is the current Chair of the 300+-member Intelligence Studies Section of the International Studies Association, and a Visiting Fellow with the Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies at Brunel University (London, UK). A prolific author on aspects of intelligence analysis, in 2004 National Journal in profiled him as one of the ten leading experts on the subject of intelligence reform. Previously, he worked as an analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO). He earned his PhD from the University of Virginia, and began his academic career in the Intelligence Studies Department at Mercyhurst University before moving to London to teach in Brunel University’s Department of Politics and History.