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. His work has covered a wide range of topics in international relations and national security.

Dr. Kroenig is the author or editor of six books, including the forthcoming, The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy (Oxford University Press). His articles have appeared in many publications, 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 Central Intelligence Agency and regularly consults with U.S. government entities. In 2005, he was the principal author of the first-ever U.S. government-wide strategy for deterring terrorist networks.

He has held positions as a research fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of California. Dr. Kroenig provides regular commentary for major media outlets, including 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.

Follow him on Twitter @kroenig.