MWI Fellow, 2017–18
Michael Kofman is a Senior Research Scientist at CNA Corporation and a Fellow at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, DC. His research focuses on security issues in Russia and the former Soviet Union, specializing in defense and military analysis. Previously he served at National Defense University as a Program Manager and subject matter expert, advising senior military and government officials on issues in Russia and Eurasia. At NDU he oversaw military-to-military programs for senior officers from the United States and other countries and authored analyses on issues in US-Russia relations. He has published articles on security issues in Eurasia, focusing on Russia and Ukraine, along with numerous analyses for the US government. Mr. Kofman holds an MA in International Security from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and a BA in Political Science from Northeastern University.