Homeland Defense & Civil Support Journal

Dr. Philip Anderson

Senior Vice President and Director

Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute

Dr. Anderson brings over 30 years of experience in the government, private sector, and the policy community.

On 2 February 2007, Dr. Anderson assumed his current responsibilities as the Director of the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSI), the first congressionally chartered, Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) for Homeland Security. Throughout his tenure as the Director, he has led the effort to expand HSI's influence and impact across the Department of Homeland Security and beyond.

Dr. Anderson was one of the early pioneers in developing Homeland Security policy and helped stand up the Center for Strategic and International Studies' (CSIS) Homeland Security Program shortly after 9/11. His work in this area helped shape our country's thinking about how to create the Department of Homeland Security and about how to protect our critical infrastructure. In addition to advising Administration officials, Dr. Anderson was relied upon by numerous media outlets for expert analysis on Defense and Homeland Security policy issues and testified frequently at various congressional hearings.

Dr. Anderson developed and executed Lucent Technologies-Bell Labs' government business strategy as Vice President of their Washington Operations. While there he focused on communications technologies for the public safety community. His strategy and skills at collaboration and developing strategic partnerships led to significant growth for Lucent during the four years he was there. Prior to his work at CSIS and at Lucent, Dr. Anderson was a career Marine Corps officer with significant command experience as well as, International Security, Defense Policy, and counter terrorism experience.

In addition to his undergraduate degree, Dr. Anderson holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and a Ph.D. in Education from George Mason University.

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