Olof Kronvall

Title:
Professorial Lecturer
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Transatlantic and European security; Nordic-Baltic, Ukrainian, and Georgian security; U.S. national security policy, military power, and military doctrine; counterinsurgency, stability operations, and conflict termination; and Cold War studies.

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.

 

Current Research

Transatlantic and European security; Nordic-Baltic, Ukrainian, and Georgian security; U.S. national security policy, military power, and military doctrine; counterinsurgency, stability operations, and conflict termination; and Cold War studies.

Education

Ph.D., Stockholm University, 2003

Publications

Dr. Kronvall's most recent publication is a chapter on Swedish Cold War national security policy in Mark Kramer, Aryo Makko, and Peter Ruggenthaler (eds.), "European Neutrality and the Kremlin during the Cold War" (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield; forthcoming, 2018).

Classes Taught

"Europe and Eurasia," "Ukraine and Georgia between Russia and the West."