Dr. Matthew Crosston

  • Dr. Matthew Crosston
  • Senior Editor, Caspian Project Director


Dr. Matthew Crosston, Professor of Political Science, is the Miller Chair for Industrial and International Security and Director of the International Security and Intelligence Studies (ISIS) program at Bellevue University. He has authored two well-received books, several book chapters and nearly two dozen peer-reviewed articles in venues like the  International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Journal of Strategic Security, International Politics, Journal of Military and Strategic Affairs, Comparative Strategy, Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security, Strategic Studies Quarterly, Central Asian Survey, Journal of Global Analysis, and Democracy and Security. His works have been translated into Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Spanish, Greek, and Uzbek. 

In 2013 Crosston was named the Outstanding Instructor by the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) and also received the Commander’s Coin for Integrity, Service, and Excellence from the 97th Intelligence Squadron for facilitating foreign language study for airmen at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha.  In 2014 he was invited to be a key speaker on ‘intelligence student best practices’ at the DIA for the Intelligence Community’s Centers for Academic Excellence Senior Advisory Board and  has maintained a Global Top 0.1% ranking in his field by Academia.edu. He has a BA from Colgate, MA from the University of London, and PhD from Brown.

Please refer to his professional page for full details and opportunities to connect and collaborate:  https://bellevue.academia.edu/MatthewCrosston