Lisa Locke


Master's Degrees in Security Studies and Film and Literature


Lisa attended Georgetown University as an undergraduate and returned for a master's degree in Security Studies. Lisa also received her master’s degree in Film and Literature from New York University.


Lisa began teaching English literature at an inner-city high school in New Jersey. In the aftermath of 9/11, Lisa moved to the Washington area for a career in international security.

Before joining Fusion, Lisa coached her oldest child's Odyssey of the Mind team and homeschooled her youngest during the pandemic. Lisa quickly realized she wanted to teach again.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Has two terrier rescues that like to "walk" her.
  • Loves the beach on cloudy days.
  • Worked at Nickelodeon, but was never slimed.
  • Dabbled in filmmaking but still can't figure out the latest editing software.
  • First job after college, working at Blockbuster Video.