Dr. Robert J. BunkerStrategic Studies Institute (SSI), U.S. Army War College

Moderator, Panel 1: Readiness: Coordination, Information Sharing, Preparation

Dr. Robert J. Bunker is an Adjunct Research Professor, Strategic Studies Institute (SSI), U.S. Army War College and a Non-Resident Counterterrorism Fellow, TRENDS Research & Advisory, Abu Dhabi. He was a Distinguished Visiting Professor and Minerva Chair at the Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College and a twice past Futurist in Residence (FIR), Behavioral Science Unit (BSU)/Behavioral Research and Instruction Unit (BRIU), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Academy.

His hundreds of publications include numerous books, reports, articles, essays, response guidance, subject bibliographies, and encyclopedia entries in academic, policy, military, and law enforcement publications; he has six university degrees and has undertaken hundreds of hours of counterterrorism and other forms of specialized training.

He was a founding member of both the Los Angeles and Inland Empire Terrorism Early Warning (TEW) Groups in the 1990s and was involved in the TEW national expansion coordinated by DHS which later transitioned into the national fusion centers program.