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Date and Location

February 18, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
L-163 Faculty Dining Room

Contact

617-495-1350

​Topic: Who Is Challenging Us and What Do They Want? Threats to the 2020 ElectionGuest: Shelby Pierson (Intelligence Community Election Threats Executive, Office of the Director of National Intelligence) Description: Revelations of Russian influence efforts illustrated how a small investment by a skilled adversary can cause chaos in the American political system. As other adversaries have learned from Russia’s actions in the 2016 election, how has the threat of malign influence proliferated in 2020? Who else is attempting to influence American politics and how has the threat evolved in four short years? Mark Harvey is joined by Shelby Pierson, the Intelligence Community Elections Threat Executive, to examine the landscape of influence operations.IOP Resident Fellow Mark P. Harvey is the former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the National Security Council Staff, and over the past 15 years, has helped author a wide variety of plans, policies, and doctrine to foster resilience through effective risk management.​

Speakers and Presenters

​​IOP Resident Fellow Mark Harvey, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy, National Security Council (2018-2020) and guest, Shelby Pierson (Intelligence Community Election Threats Executive, Office of the Director of National Intelligence) 

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