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CSBA Webinar on Maritime Strategy with Paul van Hooft

March 17th 2021 - 09:58
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On Tuesday, March 16, a special CSBA webinar on Maritime Competition and the Maritime Strategy took place. The webinar featured leading international security scholars, each of whom has published in a recent special issue of the journal Security Studies (Volume 29, Issue 4) and several companion pieces from the recent War On The Rocks series, Maritime Strategy on the Rocks.

The discussion was moderated by CSBA’s Director of Research and Studies, Evan Braden Montgomery (also an author in the collection), and included remarks by:

  • Jonathan D. Caverley, U.S. Naval War College
  • Fiona Cunningham, The George Washington University
  • Peter Dombrowski, U.S. Naval War College
  • Erik Gartzke, University of California, San Diego
  • Paul van Hooft, Strategic Analyst at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
  • Jon R. Lindsay, University of Toronto
  • Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, University of Iowa

The recording of the webinar can be viewed here.

Paul van Hooft is a Senior Strategic Analyst at HCSS and the Co-Chair of The Initiative on the Future of Transatlantic Relations. He was a postdoctoral fellow from 2018 to 2020 at the Security Studies Program (SSP) of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), including as a 2018-2019 Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow. His work focuses on: the origins and logic of American grand strategy; European grand strategy and security; nuclear strategy; Indo-Pacific security, transatlantic relations; alliances; and extended deterrence. Paul attained his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Amsterdam (UVA) and was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) from 2016 to 2018. Paul received the 2016 prize from the Dutch and Flemish political science associations for his dissertation on the impact of experiences with war on postwar grand strategy.