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Melissa HATHAWAY Senior Advisor, Project on Technology, Security, and Conflict in the Cyber Age, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University; Former Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace, National Security Council, Washington, D.C.


 B.A. Degree, The American University, Washington, D.C.
 Graduate Studies in International Economics and Technology Transfer Policy, Washington, D.C.
 Graduate of the US Armed Forces Staff College (special certificate in Information Operations), Norfolk, Virginia
1989-1990 The American Foreign Service Association, Washington, D.C.
1990-1993 Associate, Evidence Based Research, Inc., McLean, Virginia
1993-2007 Principal, Booz Allen & Hamilton, Inc., McLean, Virginia
2007-2009 Cyber Coordination Executive and Director, Joint Interagency Cyber Task Force, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Washington, D.C.
2009 Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace, National Security Council, Washington, D.C.
since 2009 President, Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC and Senior Advisor at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center


Preliminary Considerations (chapter) in the National Cyber Security Framework Manual. Published in support of NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence, December, 2012
Leadership and Responsibility for Cybersecurity, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs: Engagement on Cyber 2.0, November, 2012
Stewardship of Cyberspace: Duties for Internet Service Providers, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Cyber Dialogue, March, 2012
Change the Conversation, Change the Venue, and Change Our Future. Op-Ed, Centre for International Governance Innovation, May, 2013


The Dave McCurdy Internet Security Award, December 2009
National Intelligence Reform Medal, September 2009
The Federal 100 Award, March 2009
National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation, December 2011