February 23, 2021

Michael Kofman Joins CNAS as Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Transatlantic Security Program

Washington, February 23, 2021—The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that Michael Kofman, Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Naval Analyses' Russia Studies Program, has joined CNAS as an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Transatlantic Security Program.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Mike to CNAS,” said Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Director of the CNAS Transatlantic Security Program. “With his decades of experience studying and analyzing Russia, especially its foreign policy and military capabilities, Mike will be an important part of our team’s growing body of work on Russia and the challenges it poses to the United States and its transatlantic partners.”

In addition to his role at Naval Analyses' Russia Studies Program, Mr. Kofman is a Fellow at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, D.C. His research focuses on Russia and the former Soviet Union, specializing in the Russian armed forces, military thought, capabilities, and strategy. Previously, he served at National Defense University as a research fellow, and subject matter expert, advising senior military and government officials on issues in Russia and Eurasia. Mr. Kofman is also a Contributing Editor at War on the Rocks, where he regularly authors articles on strategy, the Russian military, Russian decision-making, and related foreign policy issues.

For more information or to request an interview with Mr. Kofman, contact Cole Stevens at cstevens@cnas.org or call 202-695-8166.