Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Ph.D.

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Biography

Nikolas K. Gvosdev is a professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Naval War College, the director of the Policy Analysis sub-course in the National Security Affairs Department, and the Captain Jerome E. Levy Chair in economic geography and national security. He was the Editor of The National Interest and remains a senior editor at the magazine. He also holds a non-residential senior fellowship at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Dr. Gvosdev is a co-author of U.S. Foreign Policy and Defense Strategy: The Evolution of an Incidental Superpower (2015). He previously published Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Vectors and Sectors (with Christopher Marsh) in 2013.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cold War
  • Economics
  • Europe
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • International Relations
  • Russia

Education

D.Phil., St. Antony's College (Oxon)

M.Phil., St. Antony's College (Oxon), Russian and Eastern European Studies

M.A., Georgetown University, Foreign Service

B.A., Georgetown University, Foreign Service

News, Media, & Events

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Former Naval War College president passes away

Jan. 19, 2018
News Publication
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Current Strategy Forum: Technology, Innovation and Strategy

Jun. 12, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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What Will U.S.-Russia Relations Look Like in 2018?

Dec. 30, 2017
The National Interest
Article Publication

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