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Professor Chuck Brooks appointed by Georgetown University’s Master in Applied Intelligence

Chuck Brooks, MA ’81 was recently appointed to be Adjunct Faculty at Master’s in Applied Intelligence Program at Georgetown University. Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence program focuses on three key sectors, namely homeland security, law enforcement, and competitive business intelligence.

222chuckbrooksChuck will be teaching a graduate course in Risk Management in Homeland Security. His course will provide students with the skills needed to assess and respond to an organization’s exposure to risk as related to homeland security. Students will learn how to model, measure, and assess undesirable risks and reduce risks relevant to large organizations with public obligations across criminal justice disciplines and in public-private security collaborations.

Chuck is currently President Brooks Consulting International, a firm specializing in cybersecurity and emerging technologies strategy, branding, thought leadership, and marketing. LinkedIn named Chuck as one of “The Top 5 Tech People to Follow on LinkedIn” out of their 500 million members.  He is also an advisor to LinkedIn on cybersecurity and emerging technology issues. Chuck has published more than 150 articles and blogs on cybersecurity and technology issues and is a frequent featured speaker at conferences.

Chuck has also judged five Government Security News Homeland Security Awards. In both 2017 and 2016, he was named “Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Chuck’s professional industry affiliations include being the Chairman of CompTIA’s New and Emerging Technology Committee, and as a member, Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Working Group. He is on the Advisory Board, Center for Advancing Innovation, and has also served as a Technology Partner Advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Chuck has served in government at The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as the first Legislative Director of The Science & Technology Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security. He served as a top Advisor to the late Senator Arlen Specter on Capitol Hill covering  security and technology issues on Capitol Hill. Earlier in his career he served a Special Assistant of the Director of Voice of America. He also was an Auxiliary Police Officer for Arlington County , Virginia.

Chuck was also an Adjunct Faculty Member at Johns Hopkins University where he taught a course on Homeland Security and Congress.  He has an MA in International relations from the University of Chicago, a BA in Political Science from DePauw University, and a Certificate in International Law from The Hague Academy of International Law.