Michael Petersen, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor Strategic and Operational Research Department
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Biography

Michael Petersen is the Director of the Russia Maritime Studies Institute and an Associate Professor at the United States Naval War College. His work focuses on researching high-intensity maritime warfare. Prior to his appointment, he served in a variety of advisory and policy positions in the U.S. Government. He is the author Missiles for the Fatherland: Peenemuende, National Socialism, and the V-2 Missile (Cambridge University Press, 2009, 2011) as well as articles, essays, and book chapters on military intelligence and strategic weapons history. He has also published in outlets such as The National Interest and War on the Rocks.

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Areas of Expertise

  • A2/AD
  • Cold War
  • Deterrence
  • Europe
  • Intel
  • Operational Warfare
  • Russia
  • WMD

Professional Highlights

2016

Director, Russia Maritime Studies Institute

2015

Associate Professor, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, U.S. Naval War College

Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland, History

News, Media, & Events

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23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Cheer Up Admiral Sims!! There Still is No Naval War College

Apr. 20, 2018
U.S. Naval Institute
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