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  • Last updated: 21 Jan. 2024 12:55

Non-Resident Associate Fellow

John R. Deni

John R. Deni

Dr. John R. Deni is a Research Professor of Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational (JIIM) Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute, the research arm of the U.S. Army War College. He is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and an Adjunct Professorial Lecturer at the American University’s School of International Service.

Previously, he worked for eight years as a political advisor for senior U.S. military commanders in Europe. Prior to that, he spent two years as a strategic planner specializing in the military-to-military relationships between the United States and its European allies.

While working for the U.S. military in Europe, he was also an adjunct lecturer at Heidelberg University’s Institute for Political Science where he taught graduate and undergraduate courses on U.S. foreign and security policy, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, European security, and alliance theory and practice.

Before working in Germany, Dr. Deni spent seven years in Washington, DC as a consultant specializing in national security issues for the U.S. Departments of Defense, Energy, and State. Dr. Deni completed his undergraduate degree in history and international relations at the College of William & Mary.

He holds an MA in U.S. foreign policy from the American University in Washington, DC, and a Ph.D. in international affairs from George Washington University.

He is the author of three books on European security and the editor or co-editor of several others. He’s also authored numerous peer-reviewed monographs and journal articles, and his essays have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Hill, the LA Times, Foreign Policy, Politico, and War on the Rocks.