Timothy D. Hoyt, Ph.D.

Professor Strategy and Policy Department
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Professor Timothy D. Hoyt is the John Nicholas Brown Chair of Counterterrorism and served as Co-Director of the Indian Ocean Studies Group at the U.S. Naval War College.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • COIN
  • Counterterrorism
  • India
  • Indian Ocean
  • Irregular Warfare
  • Middle East
  • Military Theory
  • Nuclear
  • Pakistan
  • Terrorism

Professional Highlights


Director of the Advanced Strategy Program


Ph.D., Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University

M.A., Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University

B.A., Swarthmore College

Related Credentials

Deputy Editor, Journal of Strategic Studies

Editorial Board, South Asia in World Affairs series, Georgetown University Press

Editorial Board, Asian Security

Research Contributions and Publications

Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy: India, Iraq and Israel

The 2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks: Strategic Fallout
Multiple Authors

India, the US, and the Indo-Pacific: Historical Lessons for Maritime Coalitions

The Easter Rising and the Origins of Modern Irregular Warfare

The United States and the Cold War Arms Race

India in the U.S. Naval Strategy

Pakistan: A Tale of Two Allies

External Memberships and Associations

American Political Science Association

International Studies Association

Military History Society of Ireland

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