Steve Johnson is an adjunct professor in the graduate Executive Master of Professional Studies in Emergency and Disaster Management at Georgetown University, USA, where he teaches Terrorism & WMD, and the US Support to a Foreign Disaster module as well as the capstone class. Johnson is seconded to the programme from Cranfield University in the UK.
He is based in the School of Defence and Security, where he is Course Director for the MSc Forensic Explosive and Explosion Investigation MSc, and teaches Hazardous Investigations, Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices Capability (for the Ministry of Defence), Forensic Intelligence and Forensic Investigation of Explosives and Explosive Devices. He started his career within the British Army supporting explosive search and CBRN operations, before moving to the Royal Tank Regiment and Joint CBRN Regiment. He then served with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before positions in consulting and industry.
Johnson is completing a PhD on Forecasting terrorist threats, from Cranfield University (2016) and holds a Master of Arts in Oriental Studies (Arabic, Hebrew and Islamic Studies) from Cambridge University.