Andrew C. Winner is Adjunct Professor of Strategic Studies at SAIS Europe
Professor, Strategic and Operational Research Department, US Naval War College
Andrew C. Winner is Professor of Strategic Studies at the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. He held the position of Chair of the Strategic and Operational Research Department, at the Naval War College (2013-2019). His areas of focus are South Asia, counterproliferation, European security, the Indian Ocean, maritime partnerships, and maritime strategy. He is director of the Indian Ocean Studies Group at the Naval War College. In June 2007, he was awarded the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award for his work on the Navy’s new maritime strategy. Prior to his current appointment, he was a senior staff member at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis. Prior to joining the Institute, he held positions at the U.S. Department of State on the staff of the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs and in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs where he worked on nonproliferation, security in the Persian Gulf, NATO enlargement, arms transfer policy, and security assistance. He also worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense on conventional arms control. He holds a PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and an A.B. from Hamilton College.