The Hayden Center at the Schar School of Policy and Government provides for the full examination of intelligence and its interplay with U.S. national security.
A retired four-star general, General Michael V. Hayden is the founder of the Hayden Center and has been a distinguished visiting professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government since 2009. He is a CNN national security analyst and frequent commentator in top publications, and is valued for his expertise on intelligence matters, cyber security, government surveillance, geopolitics, and more.
Larry Pfeiffer is the director of the Hayden Center, overseeing its development, operations, and activities. He is a highly respected and recognized expert in the areas of national and homeland security policy, crisis management, intelligence strategy, analysis and collection, overt and covert operations, and budgetary matters. Read more.
Larry’s career has included a stint as senior director of the White House Situation Room.
Michael Morell is a Hayden Center senior fellow and former deputy and acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency. David Priess is a senior fellow and a term visiting professor at the Schar School, as well as the chief operating officer of the Lawfare Institute. Read more.
Faculty advisory COMMITTEE
The Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security is counseled by an advisory committee comprising distinguished members of the faculty of the Schar School of Policy and Government. Read more.
CIPHER BRIEF PARTNERSHIP
The Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security is pleased to partner with the Cipher Brief, a digital platform focused on national security and global issues, through its Academic Incubator program. Read more.
Through the Cipher Brief partnership, Schar School students are eligible for a free annual subscription to the online publication and to submit articles for its Academic Incubator column.