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Ted Bromund

Adjunct Lecturer of Strategic Studies


Ted R. Bromund studies and writes on Anglo-American relations, US and British relations with Europe and the European Union, the US' leadership role in the world, and international organizations and treaties as senior research fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom.

Bromund, who joined Heritage in 2008, previously served nine years as associate director of Yale University’s International Security Studies, a center dedicated to the study and teaching of diplomatic history and grand strategy. He was a lecturer in history and, from 2004, in international affairs for Yale’s Master of Arts program.

A columnist forNewsday and for Great Britain’s Yorkshire Post, Bromund also writes regularly forNational Review, the Weekly Standard, Commentary, and Breitbart News’ National Security, and, in Britain, The Commentator. He has been interviewed or cited by BBC News, CBS News, Fox News Channel, CNN, Radio Free Europe, Christian Science Monitor, Time and the Financial Times, among others.

Besides contributing articles to scholarly journals, he is the author of a chapter on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the book The Blair Legacy: Politics, Policy, Governance, and Foreign Affairs (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). In 2013, Bromund was recognized by the Second Amendment Foundation as its Scholar of the Year for his analysis of the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty. Bromund received his doctorate in history in 1999 from Yale. His thesis on Britain’s first application to the European Economic Community won the Samuel H. Beer Dissertation Prize from the American Political Science Association’s British Politics Group. He is an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Studies in the Strategic Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, where he teaches courses on grand strategy.

He also holds two master’s degrees in history from Yale as well as a bachelor of arts degree from Iowa’s Grinnell College. A native of Wooster, Ohio, he currently resides in Washington, DC