Prof Walter Ladwig III

Prof Walter Ladwig is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Relations at King’s College London. He is also an Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute and a Non-Resident Fellow of the Center for the Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania.

He earned his Ph.D. in International Relations from Merton College, Oxford where he was the America’s scholar. He has held fellowships at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, and the RAND Corporation, and was a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar to the Czech Republic. He has a Masters in Public Affairs (MPA) from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and dual bachelor’s degrees in Economics and International Relations from the University of Southern California.

His book, The Forgotten Front: Patron-Client Relationships in Counterinsurgency was published by Cambridge University Press. His other scholarly work has appeared in International Security, the Journal of Strategic Studies, Asian Survey, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Comparative Strategy, Asian Security, Small Wars and Insurgencies, Military Review, Strategic Insights, War in History, and Joint Force Quarterly, in addition to half-a-dozen chapters in edited volumes.

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

– Mahatma Gandhi