- Professional Lecturer
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Areas of Expertise
Russia and China’s military, grand strategy, foreign policy, and political philosophy.
Brent M. Eastwood, PhD, is a Professorial Lecturer at the Elliott School. He teaches graduate seminars in Russia and International Security and Transnational Security for the Security Policy Studies MA Program. Brent is a Foreign Policy Analyst for Alion Science and Technology and a writer for the Jamestown Foundation.
Brent has completed a legislative fellowship in the U.S. Senate where he advised a Senator on Armed Services and Foreign Relations issues including conducting policy reviews on Russia, China, and Iran.
He was formerly Founder and CEO of GovBrain. GovBrain was a technology company in Washington, DC that automatically predicted world events using machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Previously he was a foreign policy analyst at The Langley Intelligence Group Network, a digital geopolitical risk and private intelligence firm in the nation's capital. Brent is also a former U.S. Army Infantry Officer.
PhD in Political Science, MA in International Relations, and an MS in Journalism
Author of the book The Origins of Internet Video and the book Solutions for a 21st Century Economy. He has written for the Atlantic Council and is a frequent media commentator and public speaker.