John Fox


  • Politics
  • School

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Expertise

  • 20th Century US history and politics
  • US Intelligence History
  • FBI History and Culture
  • Counterintelligence Theory and Practice
  • John F. Fox, Jr., has served as an adjunct instructor in the CUA Politics Department since 2019. He has also served as the FBI Historian since 2003.  In 2001, he was awarded a PhD in modern American history from the University of New Hampshire and in 1993, he completed an MA in political science from Boston College.  His articles have appeared in a number of academic journals, the FBI’s website, and other venues. He has contributed chapters to several books and co-wrote The FBI: A Centennial History.  Fox has also been involved in a number of cooperative museum projects, including the temporary exhibit on the FBI and the media that was on display at the Newseum from June 2008 until June 2016 and the various iterations of the FBI Tour/FBI Experience.  He has appeared in many documentaries in the US and Europe, appearing on C-Span, CBS Sunday News, CNN, and Turner Classic Movies among other platforms.