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JOHNSON Loch K. PhD
American political scientist and academic
Regents Professor of Political Science in the Department of International Affairs, University of Georgia

Education: PhD, Political Science, University of California at Riverside 1969


Career: Loch Johnson is Regents Professor of Political Science in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. Dr Johnson was Special Assistant to the Chair of the Senate Select Committee House Sub-committee on Intelligence Oversight from 1975 to 1976. He also served as Staff Director of the House Subcommittee on Intelligence Oversight from 1977 to 1979. In 1995 and 1996 Dr Johnson worked with the Chair of the Aspin-Brown Commission on Intelligence. He was a Visiting Scholar at Yale University in 2005. Loch Johnson’s expertise lies in the activities of United States intelligence agencies, and he was also instrumental in founding the School of Public and International Affairs. Loch Johnson edits the Praeger Security International Series Intelligence and the Quest for Security and is co-editor of the journal Intelligence and National Security (see url below).


Honours and awards: Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Georgia 1988, William A. Owens Award


Publications include: A Season of Inquiry (Certificate of Distinction, National Intelligence Study Center 1986), America’s Secret Power 1991, Secret Agencies, Who's Watching the Spies? (co-author), Strategic Intelligence (five vols) 2006, Intelligence and National Security: The Secret World of Spies – An Anthology (second edition; co-editor) 2007; numerous articles in professional journals on American foreign policy


Contact details: Address: Department of International Affairs, University of Georgia, Third Floor, Candler Hall, Athens, GA 30602-1492, USA; Tel: +1 706-542-6705; Fax: +1 706-583-8266; Email: johnson@uga.edu ; Email: insj@uga.edu ; Website: http://www.uga.edu/int/ ; Website: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/02684527.asp/ .




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