Bryan C. PriceFounding Executive Director at the Buccino Leadership Institute at Seton Hall University

    Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Bryan C. Price, Ph.D. is the Founding Executive Director at the Buccino Leadership Institute at Seton Hall University. Prior to joining Seton Hall in 2018, he spent the first half of a 20-year Army career in operational assignments as an Apache helicopter pilot, including combat deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. From 2012-2018, he was an Academy Professor in the Department of Social Sciences and the Director of the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) at the U.S. Military Academy. He is known for his published research on terrorism and counterterrorism, including the book Targeting Top Terrorists: Understanding Leadership Removal in Counterterrorism Strategy by Columbia University Press. He holds a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy in U.S. history, an M.A. in international relations from St. Mary’s University (TX), and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University. In his role as the CTC Director, he was invited to testify in front of Congress and frequently briefed the nation’s top counterterrorism leaders, including the Secretary of Defense, Directors of the CIA, DIA, and NCTC, and multiple combatant commanders. In 2019, he founded Top Mental Game LLC which provides professional coaching and mental skills training for elite high school, college, and professional athletes. In addition to serving on the Board of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, Price also serves as a Non-Resident Fellow with the Combating Terrorism Center.