Andrew C. Winner, Ph.D.
Co-Chair, Indian Ocean Regional Studies Group
Andrew C. Winner is a Professor of Strategic Studies in the Strategic Research Department
at the U.S. Naval War College. His areas of focus are South Asia, nonproliferation/counterproliferation, maritime strategy, the Middle East, and U.S. national security. He is co-chair of the newly-formed Indian Ocean Regional Studies Group at the Naval War College. In June 2007, he was awarded the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award for his work on the Navy’s new maritime strategy. Prior to his current appointment, he was a senior staff member at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to joining the Institute, he held various positions at the U.S. Department of State on the staff of the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs and in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs where he worked on nonproliferation, security in the Persian Gulf, arms transfer policy, bilateral security dialogues, NATO enlargement, and security assistance. He is most recently the co-author of Indian Naval Strategy in the 21st Century
, Routledge, 2009. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and an A.B. from Hamilton College.
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