Andrea J. Dew, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Professor Andrea J. Dew is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy and also holds the Chair of Maritime Irregular Warfare Forces. She lived in Japan for eight years where she studied advanced Japanese at the Kyoto Japanese Language School. Professor Dew has served as a Research Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science in International Affairs at Harvard University, and Senior Counter-Terrorism Fellow at the Jebsen Center for Counter Terrorism Studies at the Fletcher School. Dr. Dew is the founding Co-Director of the Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups at the US Naval War College.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Asymmetrical Warfare
  • Civil War
  • COIN
  • Counterterrorism
  • GWOT
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Maritime Strategy
  • National Security
  • Piracy
  • Special Operations
  • Terrorism

Professional Highlights


Chair, Maritime Irregular Warfare Forces


Co-Director, Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups


Ph.D., 2007, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, International Relations

MALD, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, International Relations

B.A. (Hons.), University of Southampton, History

Research Contributions and Publications

News, Media, & Events

U.S. Naval War College Faculty Convocation: August 2020

Aug. 03, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

China’s Nuclear Force Modernization

Sep. 17, 2019
Naval War College
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