Andrea J. Dew, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Professor Andrea J. Dew is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy. 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 (CIWAG) 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


Co-Director, Centeron 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

News, Media, & Events


23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Cheer Up Admiral Sims!! There Still is No Naval War College

Apr. 20, 2018
U.S. Naval Institute
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