Robert B. Murrett

Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs


Contact Information

300G Dineen Hall

Deputy Director, Syracuse University Institute for Security Policy and Law


M.A., Georgetown University
M.S.S.I., National Defense Intelligence College


National security, international relations, military and defense strategy, leadership


PAI-738 Intelligence Community Governance and Practice

PAI-739 Defense Strategy and Operations

PAI-752 MPA Workshops

PAI-753 Leadership
PAI/IRP/PSC 300 U.S. Intelligence Community


Robert B. Murrett is a faculty member in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs and serves as the Deputy Director of the Syracuse University Institute for Security Policy and Law (SPL).  He holds a courtesy faculty appointment with the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute and is on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, both at the University. In 2016, Murrett was the recipient of the Birkhead-Burkhead Teaching Excellence Award and Professorship at the Maxwell School, and currently serves as the Principal Investigator for the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence (IC CAE) Program. In addition, he is a staff member at the RAND Corporation and the Institute for Defense Analyses, and chairs the MITRE Intelligence Advisory Board.

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