Dr Damien Van Puyvelde

  • Lecturer in Intelligence and International Security (History)

Research interests

  • Intelligence and Security Studies
  • U.S. National Security
  • Democratic Accountability and Security Governance
  • Information Security in the Digital Age

Current projects:

  • Outsourcing U.S. Intelligence. Private Contractors and Government Accountability (forthcoming, Edinburgh University Press)
  • Keeping Secrets: A Systematic Review of the Causes of Professional Discretion, with Daniel Jones (University of Nevada, Reno)
  • Information Security and the Cyber Deterrence Problem, with Aaron Brantly (Virginia Tech)
  • Network on Intelligence and Security Practices in African Countries (NISPAC), with Juliet Berg (UofG)

Grants

  • Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), Scottish Funding Council (£28,034.26), “Network on Intelligence and Security Practices in African Countries (NISPAC)," 2018-2019
  • U.S. Department of Defense, Minerva Research Initiative's Research for Defense Education Faculty (R-DEF) program ($55,775) – “The Cyber Deterrence Problem” (Collaborator), 2017-2018
  • Texas National Security Network Excellence Fund, University of Texas System ($60,000) – “Keeping Secrets: A Systematic Survey of Scientific Research on the Causes of Discretion” (Principal investigator), 2017-2018
  • Science for Peace and Security Advanced Research Workshop Grant, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (€ 40,000) – Advanced Research Workshop on “Countering Terrorism at the Borders: Identifying Common Challenges and Solutions” (Principal investigator), 2016-2017
  • Grant Proposal Enhancement Program Award, University of Texas at El Paso  ($5,000), 2016
  • Interdisciplinary Fellow to the Offices of the Provost and Sponsored Research Projects,  University of Texas at El Paso ($15,000) – Developing UTEP’s Cybersecurity Community, 2016
  • Information Literacy Course Enhancement Grant, University of Texas at El Paso ($3,000), 2015
  • Founders Fund Award, British International Studies Association, 2013

Supervision

I am happy to supervise research projects in the fields of Global Security and War Studies, broadly defined. Research projects in areas which intersect with my own research are particularly welcome, especially on the following themes:

- The contemporary history of intelligence and security services

- Regulation and accountability of intelligence and security agencies in modern democracies

- International intelligence co-operation and intelligence beyond the "anglosphere"

- The evolution of information security

- The history of cyberspace and human-machine interactions


Teaching

Undergraduate

I contribute to:

  • Connected Worlds

Honours

  • The Evolution of the US Intelligence Community

Postgraduate

  • Intelligence Analysis & Policy-Making (IMSISS)
  • Western Intelligence in an Age of Terror (Global Security)

Additional Information

 

 


Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
Number of items: 39.

2019

Van Puyvelde, D. (2019) The public vs. private distinction. In: Matei, F. C. and Halladay, C. (eds.) The Conduct of Intelligence in Democracies: Processes, Practices, Cultures. Lynne Rienner: Boulder, CO. (Accepted for Publication)

2018

Van Puyvelde, D. (2018) Institutionnalisation et pratiques renseignement à l'heure du terrorisme. Défense et Sécurité Internationale, 135, pp. 70-75.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2018) Qualitative research interviews and the study of national security intelligence. International Studies Perspectives, (doi:10.1093/isp/eky001) (Early Online Publication)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2018) Big data, renseignement et sécurité nationale à l’ère cyber. In: Taillat, S., Cattaruzza, A. and Danet, D. (eds.) La Cyberdéfense: Politique de l'espace numérique. Armand Colin: Paris, pp. 99-107. ISBN 9782200621292

2017

Van Puyvelde, D. , Coulthart, S. and Hossain, M. S. (2017) Beyond the buzzword: big data and national security decision-making. International Affairs, 93(6), pp. 1397-1416. (doi:10.1093/ia/iix184)

Van Puyvelde, D. , Coulthart, S. and Hossain, S. (2017) National security relies more and more on dig data. Here's why. Washington Post,

Duke, M. and Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) 'Enhanced interrogations’ don’t work as well as regular ones. Washington Post,

Coulthart, S., Van Puyvelde, D. and Landon-Murray, M. (2017) Can colleges teach intelligence? Three security studies professors argue they can, and should. Washington Post,

Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (Eds.) (2017) US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization. Series: Routledge studies in conflict, security and technology. Routledge: Abingdon. ISBN 9780415787994

Brantly, A. F. and Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) Conclusion. In: Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (eds.) US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization. Series: Routledge studies in conflict, security and technology. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 206-210. ISBN 9780415787994

Duke, M. C. and Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) What science can teach us about “Enhanced Interrogation”. International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 30(2), pp. 310-339. (doi:10.1080/08850607.2016.1230707)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) From information to cybersecurity: bridging the public-private divide. In: Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (eds.) US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization. Series: Routledge studies in conflict, security and technology. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 177-194. ISBN 9780415787994

Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) Le renseignement géospatial américain dans les frappes contre Daech: une arme à double tranchant. Stratégique, 2017(116), pp. 223-232.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) Privatisation. In: Dover, R., Dylan, H. and Goodman, M. S. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Security, Risk and Intelligence. Palgrave Macmillan: London, pp. 297-313. ISBN 9781137536747 (doi:10.1057/978-1-137-53675-4_17)

Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (2017) Introduction. In: Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (eds.) US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization. Series: Routledge studies in conflict, security and technology. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 1-8. ISBN 9780415787994

2016

Van Puyvelde, D. (2016) Edward Snowden, traître ou héros ? Les Echos,

Van Puyvelde, D. and Coulthart, S. (2016) The intelligence community must remove barriers to minority recruitment. Defense One [online],

Van Puyvelde, D. (2016) Fusing drug enforcement: a study of the El Paso Intelligence Center. Intelligence and National Security, 31(6), pp. 888-902. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2015.1100373)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2016) Le renseignement occidental entre partenariat transatlantique et européen. Sécurité et Stratégie, 21, pp. 75-77. [Book Review]

Van Puyvelde, D. and Curtis, S. (2016) ‘Standing on the shoulders of giants’: diversity and scholarship in Intelligence Studies. Intelligence and National Security, 31(7), pp. 1040-1054. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2016.1185323)

2015

Coulthart, S. and Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) What crisis? Scholarship and national security. War on the Rocks [online],

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) Loi sur le renseignement : plaidoyer pour une meilleure supervision. Conversation, 1 Oct.

Van Puyvelde, D. T. and Valero, L. (2015) University of Texas at El Paso: National Security Studies Institute. In: Moore, G. (ed.) Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence. Taylor & Francis: New York.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) Hybrid war – does it even exist? NATO Review [online],

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) In Spies We Trust. The Story of Western Intelligence, Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013). H-Diplo, 125, [Book Review]

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) We can’t expect intelligence services to prevent every terrorist attack. Conversation, 26 Jan.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) L’analyse du renseignement aux Etats-Unis : entre art et science. Sécurité et stratégie, 1(20), pp. 25-31.

2014

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) The next big gun debate: 3-D printed firearms. National Interest [online],

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) We need to fix the way we talk about national intelligence. Conversation, 10 Oct.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) ECHELON. In: Harvey, K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics. SAGE. ISBN 9781452244716

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) Franck Bulinge ,De L'Espionnage au Renseignement: Le France à l'Âge de l'Information. Intelligence and National Security, 29(5), pp. 789-791. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2013.818779) [Book Review]

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) Intelligence, democratic accountability, and the media in France. Democracy and Security, 10(3), pp. 287-305. (doi:10.1080/17419166.2014.946018)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) Le Renseignement Américain. Entre Secret et Transparence, 1947-2013, Gildas Le Voguer (Rennes : Presses Universitaires de Rennes 2014). Politique Américaine(25), pp. 166-169. [Book Review]

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) Sécurité de l’information et partenariats public-privé dans le renseignement américain. Sécurité et Stratégie, 17(2), pp. 25-30.

2013

Van Puyvelde, D. (2013) Espionnage américain : (fausse) indignation européenne. La Libre Belgique,

Van Puyvelde, D. (2013) Intelligence accountability and the role of public interest groups in the United States. Intelligence and National Security, 28(2), pp. 139-158. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2012.735078)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2013) Mark Owen (with Kevin Maurer), No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden: The Autobiography of a Navy SEAL. Intelligence and National Security, 28(3), pp. 449-452. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2012.735076) [Book Review]

2012

Van Puyvelde, D. (2012) Quelles leçons tirer de la privatisation du renseignement aux États-Unis ? Revue Internationale et Stratégique, 87(3), pp. 42-52. (doi:10.3917/ris.087.0042)

2011

Van Puyvelde, D. (2011) Médias, responsabilité gouvernementale et secret d'Etat: l'affaire WikiLeaks. Le Temps des Médias, 16(1), pp. 161-172. (doi:10.3917/tdm.016.0161)

This list was generated on Sat Sep 22 15:15:22 2018 BST.
Number of items: 39.

Articles

Van Puyvelde, D. (2018) Institutionnalisation et pratiques renseignement à l'heure du terrorisme. Défense et Sécurité Internationale, 135, pp. 70-75.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2018) Qualitative research interviews and the study of national security intelligence. International Studies Perspectives, (doi:10.1093/isp/eky001) (Early Online Publication)

Van Puyvelde, D. , Coulthart, S. and Hossain, M. S. (2017) Beyond the buzzword: big data and national security decision-making. International Affairs, 93(6), pp. 1397-1416. (doi:10.1093/ia/iix184)

Van Puyvelde, D. , Coulthart, S. and Hossain, S. (2017) National security relies more and more on dig data. Here's why. Washington Post,

Duke, M. and Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) 'Enhanced interrogations’ don’t work as well as regular ones. Washington Post,

Coulthart, S., Van Puyvelde, D. and Landon-Murray, M. (2017) Can colleges teach intelligence? Three security studies professors argue they can, and should. Washington Post,

Duke, M. C. and Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) What science can teach us about “Enhanced Interrogation”. International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, 30(2), pp. 310-339. (doi:10.1080/08850607.2016.1230707)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) Le renseignement géospatial américain dans les frappes contre Daech: une arme à double tranchant. Stratégique, 2017(116), pp. 223-232.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2016) Edward Snowden, traître ou héros ? Les Echos,

Van Puyvelde, D. and Coulthart, S. (2016) The intelligence community must remove barriers to minority recruitment. Defense One [online],

Van Puyvelde, D. (2016) Fusing drug enforcement: a study of the El Paso Intelligence Center. Intelligence and National Security, 31(6), pp. 888-902. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2015.1100373)

Van Puyvelde, D. and Curtis, S. (2016) ‘Standing on the shoulders of giants’: diversity and scholarship in Intelligence Studies. Intelligence and National Security, 31(7), pp. 1040-1054. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2016.1185323)

Coulthart, S. and Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) What crisis? Scholarship and national security. War on the Rocks [online],

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) Loi sur le renseignement : plaidoyer pour une meilleure supervision. Conversation, 1 Oct.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) Hybrid war – does it even exist? NATO Review [online],

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) We can’t expect intelligence services to prevent every terrorist attack. Conversation, 26 Jan.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) L’analyse du renseignement aux Etats-Unis : entre art et science. Sécurité et stratégie, 1(20), pp. 25-31.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) The next big gun debate: 3-D printed firearms. National Interest [online],

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) We need to fix the way we talk about national intelligence. Conversation, 10 Oct.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) Intelligence, democratic accountability, and the media in France. Democracy and Security, 10(3), pp. 287-305. (doi:10.1080/17419166.2014.946018)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) Sécurité de l’information et partenariats public-privé dans le renseignement américain. Sécurité et Stratégie, 17(2), pp. 25-30.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2013) Espionnage américain : (fausse) indignation européenne. La Libre Belgique,

Van Puyvelde, D. (2013) Intelligence accountability and the role of public interest groups in the United States. Intelligence and National Security, 28(2), pp. 139-158. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2012.735078)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2012) Quelles leçons tirer de la privatisation du renseignement aux États-Unis ? Revue Internationale et Stratégique, 87(3), pp. 42-52. (doi:10.3917/ris.087.0042)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2011) Médias, responsabilité gouvernementale et secret d'Etat: l'affaire WikiLeaks. Le Temps des Médias, 16(1), pp. 161-172. (doi:10.3917/tdm.016.0161)

Book Sections

Van Puyvelde, D. (2019) The public vs. private distinction. In: Matei, F. C. and Halladay, C. (eds.) The Conduct of Intelligence in Democracies: Processes, Practices, Cultures. Lynne Rienner: Boulder, CO. (Accepted for Publication)

Van Puyvelde, D. (2018) Big data, renseignement et sécurité nationale à l’ère cyber. In: Taillat, S., Cattaruzza, A. and Danet, D. (eds.) La Cyberdéfense: Politique de l'espace numérique. Armand Colin: Paris, pp. 99-107. ISBN 9782200621292

Brantly, A. F. and Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) Conclusion. In: Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (eds.) US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization. Series: Routledge studies in conflict, security and technology. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 206-210. ISBN 9780415787994

Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) From information to cybersecurity: bridging the public-private divide. In: Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (eds.) US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization. Series: Routledge studies in conflict, security and technology. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 177-194. ISBN 9780415787994

Van Puyvelde, D. (2017) Privatisation. In: Dover, R., Dylan, H. and Goodman, M. S. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Security, Risk and Intelligence. Palgrave Macmillan: London, pp. 297-313. ISBN 9781137536747 (doi:10.1057/978-1-137-53675-4_17)

Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (2017) Introduction. In: Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (eds.) US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization. Series: Routledge studies in conflict, security and technology. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 1-8. ISBN 9780415787994

Van Puyvelde, D. T. and Valero, L. (2015) University of Texas at El Paso: National Security Studies Institute. In: Moore, G. (ed.) Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence. Taylor & Francis: New York.

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) ECHELON. In: Harvey, K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics. SAGE. ISBN 9781452244716

Book Reviews

Van Puyvelde, D. (2016) Le renseignement occidental entre partenariat transatlantique et européen. Sécurité et Stratégie, 21, pp. 75-77. [Book Review]

Van Puyvelde, D. (2015) In Spies We Trust. The Story of Western Intelligence, Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013). H-Diplo, 125, [Book Review]

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) Franck Bulinge ,De L'Espionnage au Renseignement: Le France à l'Âge de l'Information. Intelligence and National Security, 29(5), pp. 789-791. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2013.818779) [Book Review]

Van Puyvelde, D. (2014) Le Renseignement Américain. Entre Secret et Transparence, 1947-2013, Gildas Le Voguer (Rennes : Presses Universitaires de Rennes 2014). Politique Américaine(25), pp. 166-169. [Book Review]

Van Puyvelde, D. (2013) Mark Owen (with Kevin Maurer), No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden: The Autobiography of a Navy SEAL. Intelligence and National Security, 28(3), pp. 449-452. (doi:10.1080/02684527.2012.735076) [Book Review]

Edited Books

Van Puyvelde, D. and Brantly, A. F. (Eds.) (2017) US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization. Series: Routledge studies in conflict, security and technology. Routledge: Abingdon. ISBN 9780415787994

This list was generated on Sat Sep 22 15:15:22 2018 BST.