Andrea Mayer is the Academic Director of the Law Institute and Capstone Director of the Leadership Institute. Professor Mayer served as a trial attorney for the federal government for nine years, where she specialized in litigation related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, other laws prohibiting discrimination in federally assisted programs, and federal receiverships. She has represented the federal government in numerous capacities, including Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, receivership counsel, and agency counsel, where she provided legal advice relating to employment law, fraud, venture capital and investment law, regulatory enforcement, and governmental privileges.
Previously, she served on the legal staff of the U.S. Bankruptcy Review Commission and the U.S.
Sentencing Commission. Professor Mayer has also worked as a trial and jury consultant in connection with numerous high-profile criminal and civil cases, and as a judicial law clerk. She regularly lectures on topics related to constitutional law and federalism, including lectures at Georgetowns Center for Intercultural Education and Development, Program on Public Policy and Ethics in the USA, and the Library of Congress Open Leadership Program. She has been selected as Georgetowns 2009 Pro-Seminar Fellow for American Government, and will serve as Georgetown Adjunct Faculty in spring 2010. Professor Mayer received her J.D. from George Washington University and M.A. in Government from Georgetown University. She has completed coursework towards her Ph.D. in Government at Georgetown University and Harvard University, and is currently working on her dissertation in the area of Law and Society. Her research and teaching interests center on constitutional law, tolerance attitudes, and social change.
Lorne Teitelbaum has worked in the national security field as a policy analyst and intelligence professional for over twenty years.
In addition to serving as Capstone Director for the Summer Counterintelligence and National Security Program at Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies, he is currently an adjunct assistant professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University, and since 2006 has been a Multi-Discipline Policy Analyst for The MITRE Corporation.
From 2004 until 2006, Professor Teitelbaum was a Senior Analyst in the Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis where he supported the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as the team lead for two of the Agency Director’s Advisory groups. The Director’s Advisory groups were created to analyze the most pressing issues facing the Agency and make recommendations to senior agency officials.
From 2001 until 2004, Dr. Teitelbaum worked for SRA International where he supported the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) as the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Team Lead for the NRO Director’s Space Program Assessment, evaluating the nation’s future needs for national reconnaissance systems in space.
Professor Teitelbaum holds degrees in political science from Columbia University and public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and received his doctorate in policy analysis from the Pardee Rand Graduate School in 2004. He is the co-author of American Foreign Policy: A Contemporary Introduction, and the author of “The Need for Meta-Analysts” in The Faces of Intelligence Reform, published by the Council for Emerging National Security Affairs.