Joseph R. DeTrani


Campus: Springfield


As the current Senior Advisor for the Director of National Intelligence, Ambassador Joseph DeTrani also worked as the primary negotiator for the six-party nuclear talks with North Korea. His proficiency in diplomacy and regional knowledge for Asia enables him to teach on the US-China strategic relationship for DSS. Ambassador DeTrani’s work with foreign counterparts on nonproliferation issues also enables him to lecture on the issues of weapons of mass destruction.



  • New York University School of Law and Graduate School of Business Administration, 1962-1965

  • BS Economics, New York University, 1962

  • Harvard University, Certificate in Security Issues, Kennedy School, 1987