Barry Zulauf


Adjunct Faculty, IA
Contact Info

  • Ph.D. in International Relations, Indiana University, 1988
  • M.A. in Comparative Politics, Indiana University, 1984
  • Diploma for Joint Professional Military Education, Naval War College, 2013
  • M.S. in Strategic Intelligence, 1994
  • National Security Executive Leadership Program, School of Foreign Service, 2008
Courses Taught
  • IA 480 Introduction to Law Enforcement Intelligence
  • IA 200 Introduction to National Security Intelligence
  • IA 314 Intelligence Strategy Assessment
Scholarly Interests/Research Topics
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Intelligence Support to National Security Decision Making
  • Leadership and Management of the Intelligence Community
  • Narco-Terrorism
  • Social, ethnic, nationalist and religious sources of conflict

Dr. Barry A. Zulauf, a member of the Senior National Intelligence Service, is the Chief of Analytic Integration in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). He is the Executive Secretary of the National Intelligence Analysis Board. Previously, he was selected by Director of National Intelligence Clapper in 2012 for a three-year Rotational Assignment as the first ODNI Chair on the faculty of the National Intelligence University. He was the founding director of the  Leadership and Management in the Intelligence Community Certificate Program and was elected Vice Chairman of the Faculty Senate for 2013-14 and Chairman for 2014-15. 

As an Adjunct Professor of Intelligence Analysis, Dr. Zulauf has taught in the classroom for JMU since Spring 2018, and was an invited speaker in courses for a number of years prior.

Zulauf’s previous service includes creating DEA’s Intelligence Community Component in 2006.  In this capacity, he served as Deputy Chief and Acting Chief of the 16th Member of the IC. Served in a number of positions of increasing responsibility in Naval Intelligence, both as a civilian and in uniform.  Retired in 2013 after a 22 career as a reserve Naval Intelligence Officer, including a combat tour in Afghanistan.

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