Olof Kronvall was a Senior Fellow at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies in 2007-11 and held various research and teaching positions at the Swedish National Defence College from 1996-2007. He earned a Ph.D. in History from Stockholm University in 2003 and was a visiting scholar at GW/IERES in 2005-06 and at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in 2009-10. He has taught at GW since 2011 and Georgetown University since 2013. He has also taught at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Norwegian University Defence College, Royal Norwegian Naval Academy, the Swedish National Defence College, and published on security issues. In 2002, Dr. Kronvall served as an expert in the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Raoul Wallenberg Commission.