Dr. Diana Bolsinger
Lecturer / INSS Graduate Director
Diana Bolsinger is Lecturer and Graduate Director of the Intelligence and National Security Studies Master of Science program. She graduated in 2022 with a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Policy at UT-Austin. Her research examines how Washington’s clandestine security relationships in South Asia impact U.S. regional policy. Her manuscript titled, “Though Not at Any Price:” LBJ, Pakistan, and Bargaining in an Asymmetric Intelligence Liaison Relationship, won the 2020 Bobby Inman Award for the best student writing on intelligence and national security. Dr. Bolsinger is most recently published in the Texas National Security Review.
Before coming to UTEP, she served in a variety of analytical and policy support positions in the US Intelligence and foreign policy communities, including assignments in Islamabad, Pakistan; Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Seoul, Korea; and Washington, DC. Diana holds an MA in International Affairs from George Washington University, an MEd from Marymount University, and an MA in Government from New Mexico State University.
- INSS 3302: Seminar in Intelligence & National Security
- INSS 4301: Intelligence and Counterterrorism
- INSS 3301/5301: Historical Development of the Intelligence Community
- INSS 4351/5351: Professional Practices/ Professional Skills
- INSS 5305: Introduction to Intelligence Analysis
- INSS 5311: Intelligence and Information
- INSS 5325: Political Economy of Terrorism
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