- Position :
- Department :
- International Affairs
- Nationality :
- United States
- Languages :
- English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish
- Education :
King’s College, London, United Kingdom
PhD Candidate, expected 2017
Columbia University, New York, New York
Master of International Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), 2011
Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po), Paris, France
Master Affaires Internationales, 2011
Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
Bachelor of Science, Foreign Service, 2001
- Teaching :
Intersection of geostrategy, NATO, transatlantic cooperation and US foreign policy
- Research area(s) :
- Selected Publications :
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
“The Continent or the “Grand Large”? Strategic Culture and Operational Burden-Sharing in NATO.” International Studies Quarterly, 2017 (co-authored with Edmund Malesky).
“The correlates of transatlantic burden sharing: revising the agenda for theoretical and policy analysis.” Defense and Security Analysis, 2017.
“Strategic Culture and Burden Sharing in NATO: False Friends?” INSS Research Papers. 2012.
“Transatlantic Burden Sharing and Out of Area Operations: Afghanistan in the Context of Historic Trends.” Chicago Policy Review (Volume 15, Summer 2011): p.p. 47-67.
Forthcoming Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
“The Effect of Unemployment on Burden-Sharing among NATO Allies and EU Member States: An Instrumental Variable Analysis” (Under Review and available in draft form at SSRN)
“Security vs. Austerity: an Instrumental Variable Analysis of the Effects of Fiscal Rules on Transatlantic Defense Spending” (Under Review and available at SSRN)
“Whither Europe: Economic Crisis and the Future of NATO,” in Thinking Beyond Boundaries: Transnational Challenges to U.S. Foreign Policy, eds. H. Liebert, J. Griswold, and I. Wilson. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
“Offshoring or Overbalancing? A Preliminary Empirical Analysis of the Effect of U.S. Troop Presence on the Political Behavior of Regional Partners,” in American Grand Strategy and the Future of U.S. Land Power, eds. J. Da Silva, H. Liebert, and I. Wilson: Carlisle, PA: U.S. Army War College Press, 2014.
“National Security Cultures: Patterns of Global Governance,” Review in Defence Studies, November 2015.
“Understanding NATO in the 21st Century: Alliance Strategies, Security and Global Governance,” Review in Defence Studies, November 2015.
“Yes, NATO is sharing the defense burden. Here’s what we found.” The Washington Post/Monkey Cage, December 2016.
“NATO and Ukraine: Walking Familiar Ground.” War on the Rocks, May 2014.
“Atlanticism’s Revenge?” War on the Rocks (co-authored with Stanley Sloan), December 2013.
“Saving NATO.” The National Interest (co-authored with Franklin Kramer), May 2012.
“Mitigating NATO’s Invisible Risk.” The New Atlanticist, March 2012.
“Beyond Trade: Establishing a European Presence in Asia,” (Atlantic Memo #36). The Atlantic Community, February 2012.
“U.S. Pivot Rests on Power, Not Weakness, of Europe.” The Atlantic Community, November 2011.
- Honours & Awards :
- State Department Meritorious Honor Award (2015 & 2016)
- West Point Master Teacher, 2013
- Council on Foreign Relations Term Member
- French-American Foundation Young Leader
- American Council on Germany Young Leader
- Atlantic Council Young Atlanticist
- George C. Marshall Prize, 2011; Jerome Lohez Scholarship, October 2010
- US Sciences Po Alumni Scholar, August 2010; Bronze Star Medal (2003 & 2007)
- Combat Infantryman Badge
- Combat Parachutist Badge
- Ranger Tab
- Special Forces Tab
- Georgetown University Distinguished Foreign Service and Distinguished Military Graduate, 2001