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Academic Background

Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.  Thesis title: Obama at War: U.S. Grand Strategy in Relation to the Wars in Afghanistan, Libya, and Iraq.

Honorary Research Fellow at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. 

NEW! 4th Annual International Conference 2023 in Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.  Paper title: 'The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on UK National Security: Challenges, Approaches, and Issues'. 

NEW! International Expert Conference 2023.  “Russo-Ukrainian War 2022-2023. Origins, causes, course and effects” in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland.  Paper title: ‘The Changing Nature of Russian Grand Strategy in Relation to the War in Ukraine’. 

Member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London England.

WINNER of the 2019 American Politics Group, Political Studies Association Conference paper competition.  Paper title: “‘America at War’: Trump’s Grand Strategy and the prospect of change in Afghanistan?

UEA PPL PGR Doctoral Symposium 2019.  Paper Title"'Obama's Troop Surge in Afghanistan and the Evolving Nature of US Grand Strategy'".


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  • Grand Strategy
  • American Politics
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