Bryan Strawser


King's College, London


Pablo de Orellana

Academic Interests:



How does the alt-right perceive truth?

Bio Note:

Bryan is an MA candidate in International Relations and Contemporary War in the Department of War Studies, King’s College, London.

He holds appointments as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at Auburn University and as an Associate Member at the Forum for Private Security Research at the Department of Defence Studies at King’s College. In 2019, he was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He was previously a Humphrey Policy Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

In 2020, Bryan was elected to the Academic Board of King’s College, London as the postgraduate taught representative for the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy.

In his professional life, Bryan is Principal & Chief Executive of Bryghtpath LLC, a crisis management and business continuity consultancy.

His research interests center on the intersection between intelligence operations and disinformation campaigns that aim to amplify discord and influence elections through electronic means, such as social media – and collaboration between the public and private sectors related to cybersecurity and national/homeland security issues, particularly in the use of intelligence, the rise of private security involvement in public conflicts, and coordination in national-scale disruptions.

Bryan holds a BA in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He is a graduate of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative Executive Program (NPLI) at Harvard University’s JFK School of Government.

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