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David Gutschmit

David Gutschmit

Adjunct Instructor

David Gutschmit is a retired CIA Operations Officer. In the course of a 37-year career, he completed numerous assignments abroad and at CIA headquarters. He held multiple management positions in CIA and elsewhere in the intelligence community.

Mr. Gutschmit is a 1980 graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He received a master’s degree from John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in 1993. He has taught graduate courses on intelligence studies at Georgetown, Salve Regina University, and the U.S. Naval War College.


Past Courses

Spies at War: Fact vs. Fiction

Register for this Fall 2023 course on the new NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website. World War II was a critical challenge...

Espionage: Fact vs. Fiction

Taught by a veteran intelligence professional, this course separates myth from reality in the field of espionage.