Ryan Evans

Next Generation National Security Fellow, 2014

Center for the National Interest

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Ryan Evans is the Assistant Director of the Center for the National Interest and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the web magazine, War on the Rocks. 

Mr. Evans deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan from 2010 – 2011 as a Social Scientist on a U.S. Army Human Terrain Team embedded with the British-led Task Force Helmand and has since written extensively on Afghanistan and counterinsurgency. He has worked as a research fellow at the Washington-based Center for National Policy and for the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence in London. He is a Fellow of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society. Mr. Evans is an adjunct lecturer at Johns Hopkins University, where he teaches a course on Islamist politics.

Mr. Evans has an M.A. from the War Studies Department at King's College London, where he is also working on his doctorate. 

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