Charles L. Lloyd


Adjunct Associate Professor - Center for Security Studies (CSS)


School of Foreign Service (SFS)
General profile


Dr. Charles L. Lloyd is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Georgetown University’s Strategic Studies Program where he teaches SEST-551 “The Role of Technology in National Security”. Dr. Lloyd has deep experience across a wide range of federal government science and technology (S&T) activities including intelligence analysis, defense program management, and laboratory research. Dr. Lloyd currently serves as a senior S&T advisor to the Navy's Program Executive Office for shipbuilding programs and previously served as a senior science, technology and weapons analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency providing strategic S&T assessments to Executive Branch policymakers covering nuclear non-proliferation and defense technology issues. During his tenure at the CIA, Dr. Lloyd served five years in East Asia directly engaged in regional security and nonproliferation analysis often with partnering organizations. Dr. Lloyd has also served as a S&T program manager at the Office of Naval Research overseeing research for advanced undersea vehicle propulsion. Dr. Lloyd was on the faculty at the Penn State University/Applied Research Laboratory conducting multidisciplinary research on Naval undersea energy systems that resulted in peer-reviewed scientific publications and a disclosure of invention.


  • Ph.D. (1991) Tulane University, Chemistry
  • B.S. (1986) Purdue University, Chemistry