Nikolas K. Gvosdev
Nikolas K. Gvosdev is Editor of The National Interest and a Senior Fellow in Strategic Studies at the Nixon Center. Dr. Gvosdev is a frequent commentator on U.S.-Russia relations and general aspects of U.S. foreign policy and developments in the Middle East. He received his doctorate and master's degrees from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the author of six books, including The Receding Shadow of the Prophet: The Rise and Fall of Radical Political Islam and the edited volume Russia in the National Interest.
Dr. Gvosdev also serves as Adjunct Professor in Government at Georgetown University. Prior to coming to Washington, he was an Assistant Professor and Director of the J.M. Dawson Institute at Baylor University, where he taught courses on Church-State relations and Political Science.