Lecturer / INSS Graduate Director
Diana Bolsinger is Lecturer and Graduate Director of the Intelligence and National Security Studies Master of Science program. She is currently a Doctoral candidate at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Policy at UT-Austin, with a projected graduation date of May 2022. Her current 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, was selected from over 100 entries as the 2020 winner of the Bobby Inman Award at UT-Austin.
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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