Dewey Murdick

Co-lead, National Network for Critical Technology Assessment
Director, Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET)
Research Faculty, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service


Dewey Murdick is the director at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). He serves as an unpaid advisor to several organizations: the OECD Network of Experts on AI (ONE AI); Global Partnership on AI (GPAI) Data Governance Working Group; the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Task Force on AI and National Security; and CEIMIA, where he is a member of the board of directors. Prior to joining CSET as its founding Director of Data Science, he was the Director of Science Analytics at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, where he led metric development, data science, and machine-learning and statistical research for scientist-facing products and science-related initiatives. Dewey served as Chief Analytics Officer and Deputy Chief Scientist within the Department of Homeland Security. At the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), he co-founded an office in anticipatory intelligence and led programs in high-risk, high-payoff research in support of national security missions. He has also held positions in intelligence analysis, research, software development, and contract teaching. 

Dewey's research interests include connecting research and emerging technology to future capabilities, emerging technology forecasting, strategic planning, research portfolio management, and policymaker support. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Physics from the University of Virginia and a B.S. in Physics from Andrews University.