Katina Slavkova



 

Katina joined the Government Affairs Institute in February 2008 as Educational Programs Coordinator. Over the course of the eleven years that she has been with GAI, Katina has taken on many different responsibilities by advancing to her current roles as the Director of the Certificate in Legislative Studies program and a Fellow position that is part of the core teaching faculty at the Institute. In her teaching capacity, she focuses and specializes in congressional intelligence oversight and national security issues. She has led and conducted numerous tailored courses on Capitol Hill for senior NSA officials and additionally teaches a research seminar on Congress and Intelligence Policy as part of the certificate program curriculum.

She also closely works with and supports the Director and Senior Fellows at GAI and contributes articles to GAI’s newsletter and blog. She has MA degree in international relations and BA degree in psychology.

Recent Media In The Media Center

In Search of Good Intelligence Oversight

Katina Slavkova | January 9, 2019

After a moment of pomp and circumstance to accompany the swearing-in of the new Congress, the 116th Congress quickly pivoted to the less glamorous work of legislating. The most immediate concern for Democrats, who now control the House of Representatives, is to end a partial government shutdown that has dragged on for

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National Security Confirmations: Politics Beyond the Water’s Edge

Katina Slavkova | April 4, 2018

March 2018 marked a curious milestone for national security that may portend some unexpected clashes ahead for President Trump and congressional overseers.  New personnel selections have dredged up divisive political memories; while the choice of Mr. Bolton (for National Security Advisor) may draw more commentary, Gina Haspel (for CIA Director) will draw the oversight that

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