Dr Patrick Bratton

Dr Patrick Bratton

Visting Fellow at the National Maritime Foundation, Associate Professor of National Security and Strategy Studies at the US Army War College

Area of Research

His research focuses on strategic studies, Indian foreign and security policy, and maritime issues.


He graduated with a BA in History from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He completed his graduate studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK), the Universite de Rennes 2 (France), and received his PhD from The Catholic University of America.


He is the Director for the South Asian Regional Studies Program.  He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).  In the fall of 2009 and in summer 2011, he was a Visiting International Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi, India.