Andrew R. Wilson, Ph.D.

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Biography

Andrew R. Wilson is the John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies. Professor Wilson has lectured at military colleges and civilian universities across the United States and around the world. The author of a number of books and articles on Chinese military history, Chinese sea power, and Sun Tzu's The Art of War, he is presently at work on The Acme of Skill: Strategic Theory from Antiquity to the Information Age. Professor Wilson is also featured on The Great Courses with lecture series including The Art of War; Masters of War: History’s Greatest Strategic Thinkers; and the upcoming Daily Life in Imperial China

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Areas of Expertise

  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Maritime History
  • Military Theory
  • South China Sea

Professional Highlights

2017

Selected as the Naval War College’s John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies

2015

Named the Philip A. Crowl Professor of Comparative Strategy

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University, History and East Asian Languages

B.A., University of California Santa Barbara, East Asian Studies

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News, Media, & Events

Lectures of Opportunity: "Futures of Surface Naval Combatants"

Sep. 18, 2019
12:00 p.m.
Conolly Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Chinese Sea Mines Are Threatening the U.S. Navy

Sep. 13, 2019
The National Interest
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