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Brad Bruton

Adjunct Faculty

Course Syllabus


H.B.A. in Biblical & Jewish Studies from the University of South Africa 1999
Juris Doctorate from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, 1982
B.A. in History from B.Y.U. 1979

Professional Affiliations:

The Director of National Intelligence/Open Source Center [formerly FBIS] 1982 to 2014
The DNI/ Open Source Academy, 2008 to 2019
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Intelligence & Analysis Academy 2014 to 2016
The Navy-Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center [NMITC] 2009 to 2012
U.S. Coast Guard Intelligence Training School 2009 to 2012


The transformative impact of open communications, especially Social Media, on international understanding. Plus the potential of open source to promote and protect democracy and human rights.