Colonel (Retired) Robert E. Hamilton, Ph.D., is a Non-Resident Scholar for MEI's Black Sea Program. He is also an Associate Professor of Eurasian Studies at the U.S. Army War College. During a 30-year career in the U.S. Army, he served overseas in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Germany, Belarus, Qatar, Afghanistan, the Republic of Georgia, Pakistan and Kuwait. Bob is the author of numerous articles and monographs on conflict and security issues, focusing principally on the former Soviet Union and the Balkans. He is a graduate of the German Armed Forces Staff College and the U.S. Army War College.

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy
Master’s in Contemporary Russian Studies, University of Virginia
Ph.D. in Political Science (International Relations), University of Virginia

Regions of expertise 
Russia, Georgia, Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine 

Issues of expertise
Military, warfare, conflict, security 

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