Tom Nichols

Professor, National Security Affairs
US Naval War College

Tom Nichols is Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Naval War College, an Adjunct Professor at the Harvard Extension School at Harvard University, a former aid in the US Senate, and the author of The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters.

Tom is a specialist on Russian affairs, nuclear strategy, NATO issues, and a well-known commentator on US politics and national security. He was a staff member in the United States Senate, a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and previously taught at Dartmouth, La Salle, and Georgetown Universities.