MWI Fellow, 2018–19
Christopher Sims is a sociologist specializing in the cultural dimensions of warfighting and civil-military relations. His book on the Human Terrain System (US Army War College Press, 2015) has been circulated around the British Army as a recommended text of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst library. His work has been published in various journals including in print and online with Foreign Affairs. A passionate educator, he is the course author of The Social Sciences and U.S. Foreign Policy and Urban Warfare: Theory and Practice, which examine the application of the social sciences at the strategic and operational levels of war. Christopher holds a degree in the natural sciences from Imperial College London and a degree and PhD in the social sciences from King’s College London.