Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D.

Ted R. Bromund studies and writes on British foreign and security policies and Anglo-American relations as senior research fellow in The Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom. He also explains why America must defend and advance its unique leadership role in the world. Bromund joined Heritage in 2008 after a decade as Yale University’s associate director of International Security Studies, a research and teaching center dedicated to diplomatic, military and strategic history. Bromund also was a lecturer in history and, from 2004, in international affairs. He has contributed essays and analysis to the American opinion monthly Commentary and to Great Britain’s Yorkshire Post as well as a variety of scholarly journals. Media outlets that have interviewed Bromund or cited his work include BBC News, CBS News, Fox News, One News Now and NewLedger.com. He is the author of a chapter on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the book “The Blair Legacy: Politics, Policy, Governance, and Foreign Affairs” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). He received his doctorate in 1999 from Yale, writing his thesis on Britain’s first application to the European Economic Community. His adviser was noted British historian Paul Kennedy, director of International Security Studies. Bromund holds a bachelor of arts degree from Iowa’s Grinnell College. A native of Wooster, Ohio, he currently resides in Washington, D.C. [+]