Dr. David Gioe

Dr. David Gioe
Program Director & Lead Instructor (on sabbatical)

Dr. David Gioe is Assistant Professor of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he also serves as the History Fellow for the Army Cyber Institute. Dr. Gioe spent over a decade working in the U.S. intelligence community, beginning with an appointment in 2001 as a Presidential Management Fellow in the FBI National Security Division. He then served in the CIA Counterterrorist Center before earning field certification as an operations officer. Dr. Gioe served multiple overseas tours as a case officer. He retains his commission as a Naval Reserve Intelligence Officer with service in the Office of Naval Intelligence and duty assignments in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the Far East. His most recent position was Director of the Naval Intelligence Officer Basic Course, Joint Analysis Center, RAF Molesworth, UK, where he also served as Adjunct Faculty for National Intelligence University. David earned his doctoral degree in politics and international studies at Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history and social science from Wheaton College, a master’s degree from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval War College Command and Staff program. He has twice published in “The National Interest” and has co-edited a volume on the Cuban Missile Crisis with Christopher Andrew and Len Scott.