Ted R. Bromund studies and writes on Anglo-American relations, British relations with Europe and the European Union, and international organizations and treaties as senior research fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom. In essence, Bromund explains why America must defend and advance its unique leadership role in the world.
Bromund, who joined Heritage in 2008, previously served nine years as associate director of Yale University’s International Security Studies, a research and teaching center dedicated to diplomatic history and grand strategy. He was a lecturer in history and, from 2004, in international affairs for Yale’s master’s program.
A columnist for Newsday and for Great Britain’s Yorkshire Post, Bromund also writes regularly for the American opinion monthly Commentary as well as FoxNews.com. He has been interviewed or cited by BBC News, CBS News, Fox News Channel, CNN, Radio Free Europe, Christian Science Monitor, Time and Financial Times, among others.
In 2013, Bromund was recognized by the Second Amendment Foundation as Scholar of the Year for his analysis of the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty.
Besides contributing articles to scholarly journals, he is the author of a chapter on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the book The Blair Legacy: Politics, Policy, Governance, and Foreign Affairs (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
Bromund received his doctorate in history in 1999 from Yale. His thesis on Britain’s first application to the European Economic Community won the Samuel H. Beer Dissertation Prize from the American Political Science Association’s British Politics Group.
He also holds two master’s degrees in history from Yale as well as a bachelor of arts degree from Iowa’s Grinnell College. A native of Wooster, Ohio, he currently resides in Washington, D.C.