Matthew Kroenig

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

kroenig matthew

Expert Connect

  • Personal Web
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Arms control, Counterterrorism, Democracy, NATO and its Partners, Nuclear Deterrence, Nuclear Nonproliferation, Terrorism, US National Security Strategy


Asia, China, Europe, Iran, Middle East, North Korea, Russia



Read Full Bio

Recent Activity

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21

Full Bio

Matthew Kroenig is a nonresident senior fellow in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council and an associate professor in the Department of Government and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. 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 The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). His articles have appeared in numerous 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 US Department of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency and regularly consults with a wide range of US government entities. In 2005, he was the principal author of the first-ever US government-wide strategy for deterring terrorist networks.

He has previously worked as a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard University, and Stanford University. Dr. Kroenig provides regular commentary for major media outlets, including PBS, NPR, BBC, CNN, 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.

Follow him on Twitter @kroenig.