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Isaac Wright
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Professional Summary
Experienced open source intelligence analyst with seven years of analytic writing for high-level customers using Pakistani cultural expertise and Urdu-language skills. Unique background in academia with a Ph.D. in Biophysics, combined with Urdu-language training and in-country experience, provides a strong, research-oriented, culturally-based analytic skill set. Proven ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines with excellent attention to detail and work within a culturally diverse, team-oriented setting.

*Analytic Technique Training and Usage: What If Analysis, Red Hat Analysis, Pre- and Post-Mortem Assessments, High Impact/Low Probability Analysis, Analysis of Competing Hypotheses, Alternative Futures Analysis and Key Assumptions Check. *Analytic Writing Training: "Writing For The WIRe" taught by instructors from the CIA's Sherman Kent School for Intelligence; Four analytic writing course led by Pherson Associates, LLC.

Independent Contractor Sep 2014Present Open Source Center Reston, VA
  • Self-directed analytic production including OSC In-Depth, Brief and Media Notes.
  • Tracking of news events and trend analysis.
  • Maintenance of news collection in ATOM system.
Independent Contractor / Analyst May 2008Sep 2014 Open Source Works Herndon , VA
  • Produced written analytic reports including WIRe products, interactive graphics and in-depth analysis.
  • Built and maintained large databases on OSW Wiki and TagConnect on
  • Attended regular meetings with customers and analysts within the Intelligence Community; led oral presentations to customers.
  • Attended regular training sessions on DI writing and analytic techniques.
Graduate Fellow May 2006Jan 2008 NSEP Boren Fellowship Pakistan/India Awarded the National Security Education Program's (NSEP) Boren Fellowship for study of Urdu in Pakistan; it was moved to India for security purposes.
  • Completed Urdu Correspondence Course at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  • Led independent, science policy-oriented, research project on alternative energy programs in India undertaken by the government and private sector companies.
Customer Care Representative May 2001Aug 2001 Paris, France
  • Kept records of customer interactions or transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, or comments, as well as actions taken.
  • Conferred with customers via email to provide information about products or services, register complaints and cancel accounts.
  • Checked to ensure that appropriate changes were made to resolve customers' problems.
Ph.D.: Biophysics May 2007 The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD * Demonstrated the first experimental proof of the ability to determine a protein's complete structure and dynamics, using only dipole-dipole couplings as measured by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.
* Managed research projects of undergraduate and summer interns.
* Maintained operational status of high-field NMR spectrometers (500, 600 and 800 MHz).
* Presented work at regular meetings, including international conferences.
Bachelor of Arts: Biophysical Chemistry May 2001 Hiram College Hiram, OH * Individualized major: included equal coursework in Physics, Biology and Chemistry. Minor in Mathematics.
* Led independent research in x-ray crystallography of porphyrin molecules and biological compounds.
* NSEP Boren Fellowship: Pakistan/India, Urdu Language, 2006-2007.
* Owen Scholars Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins University, Biophysics, 2001- 2004.
* NATO-sponsored Science for Peace and Security Fellowship: Advanced Studies Institute conference "Advanced Modeling Techniques for Rapid Diagnosis and Assessment of CBNR Agents Effects on Water Resources", Istanbul Turkey, December 2005.
* Paul H. Fall Scholarship: Hiram College, Chemistry, 1997-2001.
* National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Case Western Reserve University, Biophysics, Summer 1999 and Summer 2000.
* University of Michigan Summer College Engineering Exposure Program, Environmental Engineering, Summer 1996.
* Briggman KB. Binding studies of human ubiquitin conjugating enzyme 7 and the experimental demonstration of residual dipolar coupling methodology by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. The Johns Hopkins University, April 2007. UMI Number: 3262359.
Journal publications:
* Ruan K, Briggman KB, Tolman JR. De novo determination of internuclear vector orientations from residual dipolar couplings measured in three independent alignment media. J Biomol NMR. 2008 Jun;41(2):61-76. doi: 10.1007/s10858-008-9240-8. Epub 2008 May 14.
* Briggman KB, Majumdar A, Coleman CS, Chau V, Tolman JR. NMR assignment of human ubiquitin conjugating enzyme Ubc7. J Biomol NMR. 2005 Aug;32(4):340.
* Briggman KB, Tolman JR. De novo determination of bond orientations and order parameters from residual dipolar couplings with high accuracy. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 Aug 27;125(34):10164-5.
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Previous Companies:

  • Open Source Center
  • Open Source Works
  • NSEP Boren Fellowship

Previous Job Positions:

  • Independent Contractor
  • Analyst
  • Graduate Fellow
  • Customer Care Representative


  • The Johns Hopkins University
  • Hiram College

Level of Education:

  • Ph.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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