Burak Kadercan, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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I am an Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy at the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. During Fall 2017 and Winter 2018, I will be on sabbatical as an inaugural fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University. I received my Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 2011. I am also a Senior Associate at the Center on Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups (CIWAG). 

Areas of Expertise

  • Asymmetrical Warfare
  • Civil War
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Counterterrorism
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • International Relations
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Middle East
  • Revolutionary War
  • Terrorism


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News, Media, & Events


U.S. Naval War College Graduation: June 2019

Jun. 14, 2019
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The Year of the Gray Wolf: The Rise of Turkey’s New Ultranationalism

Jul. 16, 2018
War On The Rocks
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