Lora Pitman

Adjunct Assistant Professor
PhD and MA, Old Dominion University
Masters in Law, Sofia University Bulgaria


Dr. Lora Pitman holds a PhD in International Studies from Old Dominion University, a Master’s in Humanities from the same institution, and a Master’s in Law from Sofia University, Bulgaria. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles with a focus on international security and cybersecurity. Her publications appear in International Journal of Cyber Criminology, International Journal of Intelligence & Cybercrime, International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, Journal of Criminal Justice Studies, and Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science. She is also a co-editor of the NATO-issued volume Advances in Defence Analysis, Concept Development and Experimentation: Innovation for the Future.

Her research interests include human security and its relevance to national and international security, disinformation and other existing and future cognitive warfare techniques. As a subject matter expert, Dr. Pitman worked on different projects on disinformation, sponsored by NATO and by the U.S. Department of State.


Spring 2021 Office Hours:

  • By appointment (via Zoom)

Spring 2021 Courses:

  • POS 475-International Security
  • SPI 590-Advanced Topics in Policy & International Affairs