|Coordinator for Counterterrorism|
November 26, 2002 – November 15, 2004
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Frank Taylor|
|Succeeded by||Henry Crumpton|
|Born||Joseph Cofer Black
1950 (age 67–68)
Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Southern California|
|Awards||National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal|
Joseph Cofer Black (born 1950) is a former CIA official who was appointed Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism by President George W. Bush and led the Office of Counterterrorism in the U.S. State Department until his resignation in 2004. Previously Black served in the Directorate of Operations at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Director of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center (CTC).