Oscar Jonsson

IE University

Oscar Jonsson is Academic Director for the Center for the Governance of Change. He holds a PhD from the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. He has earlier been Director of the Stockholm Free World Forum, a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley and a subject-matter expert at the Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters. Oscar has advised governments, armed forces’ leadership and financial institutions on strategic affairs and geopolitical risk, and featured in international print and broadcast media.

Oscar’s research focuses on the impact of emerging technologies on modern statecraft and conflict, and in particular Russian modern warfare. He is the author of The Russian Understanding of War (Georgetown University Press) which is on the Commander of US Special Forces’ reading list for 2020 and finalist for the Association of American Publisher’s award for scholarly and professional excellence in social sciences 2020.