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Two Campuses, One Course: Naval War College Faculty Teach at Brown Too

A new course, “The Political Economy of Strategy: From the Financial Revolution to the Revolution in Military Affairs,” is being taught this semester by Michael Dennis, a historian of science and technology, and Anand Toprani, a diplomatic and military historian and author of Oil and the Great Powers. Both are professors of strategy and policy at the Naval War College in Newport.


Ethan Fecht

Ethan Fecht '20
Ethan co-authored a recent report titled, “All the World is Staged: An Analysis of Social Media Influence Operations against US Counterproliferation Efforts in Syria,” (CNS Occasional Paper #37). The Washington Post published a summary of the report’s findings

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Watson Undergraduate Thesis Conference 

Graduating seniors in Development Studies, International Relations, and Public Policy presented their senior thesis research findings on pressing global problems. 

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