Chris Eddy, Ph.D.


Christopher L. Eddy is a Senior Supervisory Intelligence Analyst (SSIA) and Intelligence Program in the FBI’s Miami Division. Prior to this April 2013 appointment, he served as the Intelligence Program Coordinator and Supervisory Intelligence Analyst (SIA) for FBI Miami’s Central Strategic Coordinating Component. Upon joining the FBI in 2006, SSIA Eddy was assigned as the SIA of FBI Miami’s counterterrorism analysts. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Florida International University and other universities nationwide writing and teaching courses on national security, foreign policy, the intelligence community, and terrorism.

Dr. Eddy began his career in 1987 as an intelligence officer in the United States Air Force at Travis Air Force Base, California. He served a variety of intelligence leadership positions in the active and reserve forces, including several tours with various law enforcement and intelligence agencies domestically and internationally. He began his federal civilian career with the Department of the Army in 1999, serving as the lead counternarcotics analyst in Embassies throughout the Caribbean.

In 2002, he assumed the position as team lead within the United States Southern Command’s, Colombia Division, where he was named the 2003 Joint Intelligence Center Civilian of the Year. Dr. Eddy joined the Department of Homeland Security in 2005, serving as an analytical supervisor at its headquarters in Washington, DC. As part of his military duties, he also served as an intelligence analyst with the Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Customs.

Dr. Eddy retired as a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserves in 2017 after 30+ years of service.

Dr. Eddy earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ashland University (OH) in 1986, an MBA in Management from Golden Gate University in 1988, a Master of Science in International Relations from Troy University in 2004, and a PhD in Leadership and Organizational Change from Walden University in 2012. He is an FBI Certified Intelligence Officer and has been inducted into the Academic Halls of Fame for Olean High School and Ashland University. Dr. Eddy is married to FBI Special Agent Anne Eddy and they have two children.