Tom Newcomb

Tom Newcomb
Professor of Criminal Justice and Political Science
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Aigler 200A

Professor Newcomb retired as a Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs in 2005 and, after a semester at Harvard's Institute of Politics, came to Ohio. Over his 25 years of service, Tom served at the senior-executive level in each of the three branches of our federal government. In addition to his post at the White House, Tom was a legal advisor to the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; an attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice; a Counsel and Subcommittee Staff Director in Congress; and an undercover CIA officer and Chief of Station at five CIA stations in Europe and Africa.