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Gregory Treverton

Director, RAND Center for Global Risk and Security
 Gregory Treverton

Greg Treverton is a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation and director of the RAND Center for Global Risk and Security. He has had several leadership positions at RAND, including as director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center and associate dean of the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Treverton's work at RAND has examined terrorism, intelligence, and law enforcement, as well as new forms of public–private partnership.

Treverton has served in government for the first Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, handling Europe for the National Security Council; and, most recently, as vice chair of the National Intelligence Council (1993–1995), overseeing the writing of America's National Intelligence Estimates.

Recent RAND publications include Making Policy in the Shadow of the Future (2010); Reorganizing U.S. Domestic Intelligence: Assessing the Options (2008); Assessing the Tradecraft of Intelligence Analysis (with C. Bryan Gabbard, 2008); Breaking the Failed-State Cycle (with Marla C. Haims et al., 2008); War and Escalation in South Asia (with John E. Peters et al., 2006); and The Next Steps in Reshaping Intelligence (2005). Reshaping National Intelligence for an Age of Information was published by Cambridge University Press in 2001.

Treverton holds an A.B. summa cum laude from Princeton University and an M.P.P. and Ph.D. in economics and politics from Harvard University.


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Great Decisions

Great Decision Series: Gauging Threats to the United States

Gregory Treverton

Great Decision Series: Threat AssessmentHow can the United States address the challenges of a weak economy, homegrown terrorism and nuclear proliferation? What threats and opportunities are presented by the ascendancy of China and by regime change in the Middle East? Read More ››

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