Robert W. Hutchinson, Ph.D.

Fellow Strategy and Policy Department
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Robert Hutchinson received a B.A. from the University of Delaware and a Ph.D. in modern European History from the University of Maryland. His work has been funded by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Cosmos Club Foundation, and the Army Heritage Center Foundation, and has appeared in the Journal of Military History. His first book, German Foreign Intelligence from Hitler’s War to the Cold War, which examines the intersection of information, ideology, and statecraft in Nazi Germany and postwar West Germany and the United States, is scheduled for publication in Spring 2019.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cold War
  • Europe
  • Foreign Policy
  • Intel
  • Military Planning
  • WWI
  • WWII

Professional Highlights


Postdoctoral Fellow, Strategy and Policy Department, Naval War College


Norman Raab Foundation Research Fellowship, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust memorial Museum


Ph.D, University of Maryland, 2016, Modern European History

B.A., University of Delaware, 2008, History

Research Contributions and Publications

German Foreign Intelligence From Hitler's War to the Cold War
(2019), University Press of Kansas

"The Weight of History: Wehrmacht Officers, the U.S. Army Historical Division, and U.S. Military Doctrine, 1945-1956,"
(2014) Journal of Military History

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