Lora Pitman - Coastal Carolina University
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Lora Pitman

Assistant Professor

Contact Lora Pitman
843-349-6540 lpitman@coastal.edu

Brittain Hall 233

Spring 2024 Office Hours 
Mondays 1:30 - 4:30pm
and by appointment.
*Please email for an appointment. 


Lora Pitman, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Intelligence and Security Studies at Coastal Carolina University. She has a master’s degree in law from Sofia University, Bulgaria, a master’s degree in humanities from Old Dominion University, and a Ph.D. in international studies from the same institution. She has published more than 15 multiple peer-reviewed articles and book chapters with a focus on international security and cybersecurity. Her publications appear in the International Journal of Intelligence & Cybercrime, the International Journal of Cyber Criminology, the Journal of White Collar and Corporate Crime, Journal of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice, the International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, the Journal of Criminal Justice Studies, NATO Science for Peace and Security series, and the Encyclopedia of Global Security Studies. She is also a co-editor of the NATO-issued volume Advances in Defence Analysis, Concept Development and Experimentation: Innovation for the Future. Dr. Pitman also worked on different projects in the area of cybersecurity, sponsored by NATO, the U.S. Department of State, the Tactics Institute for Security & Counter Terrorism, the Cyber Threats Research Centre, and others.   


Ph.D. - Old Dominion University (2019)
M.A. - Old Dominion University (2016)
LL.M. - Sofia University, Bulgaria (2014) 

Teaching Areas 

International Security, Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy, Cyber Threat Intelligence 

Research Areas

Cybersecurity Strategy and Governance, Cyber Information Operations, Cyber Threats