• U.S. Naval War College, Professor of Strategy
  • http://www.andrewerickson.com

Years of Affiliation: Visiting Scholar from 2019-2020

U.S. Naval War College, Professor of Strategy

Dr. Andrew S. Erickson is a Professor of Strategy in the U.S. Naval War College (NWC)’s China Maritime Studies Institute and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He testifies periodically before Congress and briefs leading officials, including the Secretary of Defense. Erickson helped to escort the Commander of China’s Navy on a visit to Harvard and subsequently to establish, and to lead the first iteration of, NWC’s first naval officer exchange program with China. His research, which focuses on Indo-Pacific defense, international relations, technology, and resource issues, is available at www.andrewerickson.com.

Research interests:  China defense and foreign policy; China maritime and aerospace technology development, history and current status; China energy, resources, and geostrategy; Sino-American relations and contemporary policy issues

From our Blog: 

Understanding China’s Third Sea Force: The Maritime Militia
Andrew S. Erickson, professor at the U.S. Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) and Fairbank Center Associate in Research, outlines China’s evolving maritime security forces.

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies