Andrea Mayer is the Academic Director of the National Security & Intelligence, Law, and American Politics Academies.
Andrea Mayer currently serves as the Director of Illinois in Washington, the Washington, DC academic program for the University of Illinois, and teaches a variety of political science courses. She is also the Academic Director for Georgetown University’s summer programs offered through the School of Continuing Studies –the National Security and Intelligence Academy, Law I Academy, Law II Academy and American Politics Academy. Since 2011, she has taught a number of undergraduate courses at Georgetown University and several other universities and programs in Washington, DC, and Colorado. Prior to her work in academia, Dr. Mayer served as a trial attorney for nine years representing the federal government in several capacities, including Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, receivership counsel and agency counsel. Her work focused on employment law, fraud, venture capital and investment law, regulatory enforcement and governmental privileges. In addition, she worked as part of the legal staff of the U.S. Bankruptcy Review Commission and the U.S. Sentencing Commission. Dr. Mayer received her J.D. from George Washington University and her Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University, after completing Ph.D. coursework at Georgetown and Harvard Universities. Her research and teaching interests center on the intersection between constitutional law, political behavior and social change.
Lorne Teitelbaum 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.