senior fellow for U.S. Global Engagement, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, and senior fellow for national security studies at the Foreign Policy Research Institute
Nikolas K. Gvosdev is a senior fellow for the U.S. Global Engagement program at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He is also a senior fellow for national security affairs at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and editor of its journal Orbis.
Gvosdev is professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Naval War College and an instructor at the Harvard Extension School, Harvard University.
He is a co-author of Decision-Making in American Foreign Policy (2019), U.S. Foreign Policy and Defense Strategy: The Evolution of an Incidental Superpower (2015) and Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Vectors and Sectors (2013). He was a co-editor for the Oxford Handbook of U.S. National Security.
Gvosdev is a frequent commentator on U.S. foreign policy and international relations, the intersection of geopolitics and geo-economics, Russian and Eurasian affairs, and developments in the Middle East.