Angie L. De Groot
Research Scientist


Angie De Groot is an expert in homeland security issues, emergency response operations, international assistance, and policing. She has managed and led substantively different projects on a wide array of topics for all levels of government. Her experiences include analyses of real-world responses, design and evaluation of preparedness exercises, development of international public health and medical response policy, and coordination of training and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies. She has also provided analytic support to the U.S. Navy.

In 2015, De Groot co-led a comprehensive review of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' domestic and international responses to the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic to ensure that the department is best positioned to respond to future contagions. CNA convened a five-person, independent panel of public health, healthcare, emergency management, and public communication experts to conduct the review, which culminated in a public report of the panel's findings and recommendations.

De Groot earned an M.A. in international affairs from the George Washington University and a B.A. in international studies and Spanish from the University of Iowa.