Biography

Matthew Kroenig is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a Senior Fellow in the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at The Atlantic Council.

Dr. Kroenig is the author or editor of six books, including the forthcoming, The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy (Oxford University Press, 2018). His dozens of articles have appeared in leading peer-reviewed academic journals, foreign policy journals, and major newspapers, including: American Political Science ReviewForeign AffairsForeign PolicyInternational Organization, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He was a senior national security adviser on the 2016 Marco Rubio presidential campaign and a foreign policy adviser on the 2012 Mitt Romney campaign. He has served in several positions in the U.S. Department of Defense and the intelligence community, has testified before Congressional committtees, and regularly consults with U.S. government entities.

He has held research fellowships at: the Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of California. His scholarship has been supported by: the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the National Science Foundation, the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Stanton Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Kroenig provides regular commentary for major media outlets, which have included: PBS Newshour, Fareed Zakaria GPS, NPR, BBC, CNN, CBS, Fox News, and C-SPAN. He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and holds an MA and PhD in political science from the University of California at Berkeley. He lives with his wife and daughter in Georgetown.

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