John S. Micgiel, PhD, was Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, Associate Director of the Harriman Institute, Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of Europe, Director of the Institute on East Central Europe, former President of the Kosciuszko Foundation, and Recurring Visiting Professor at Warsaw University’s Centre for East European Studies.
Graeme P. Herd (UK), PhD, professor of Transnational Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and founding Director of the School of Government and Associate Dean in the Faculty of Business, Plymouth University. He was a founder of Centre for Seapower and Strategy at the Britannia Royal Naval Academy, Dartmouth.
Matthew Rhodes (US), PhD, professor of National Security Studies at the George C. Marshall Center, former assistant professor of strategy and international security at the U.S. Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama and assistant professor in the department of political science at Central College, Pella, Iowa. He was an Academic Mentor in Jan Hus Foundation at Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. His interests have focused on U.S. foreign and security policy, transatlantic relations, and Central and Southeast European security issues.
Pál Dunay (HU), PhD, Professor of NATO and European Security Issues at the George C. Marshall Center. Previously he served as Senior Researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). In 2007, he reopened and directed the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs. In the years 2014 – 2015, he was Director of the Organization for Security Cooperation in Europe’s Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
His research interests have focused on various issues of European security with an emphasis on East-central Europe and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the OSCE, the legality of the use of force, and integration and disintegration in the post-Soviet space.
Tomasz Kowalik, (PL), col., PhD, Polish Ministry of Defense, Special Assistant to the Chairman of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s Military Committee