Ted R. Bromund

Ted R. Bromund

Senior Research Fellow, Anglo-American Relations, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom

Areas of Expertise

  • Global Politics
  • Europe
  • Terrorism
  • Trade
  • Arms Control

Ted Bromund studies Anglo-American relations, U.S. relations with Europe and the EU, and the U.S.’s leadership role in the world.

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Ted R. Bromund studies and writes on Anglo-American relations, U.S. and British relations with Europe and the European Union, U.S.-Canadian relations, America’s leadership role in the world, and international organizations and treaties as Senior Research Fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom.

Bromund, who joined Heritage in 2008, previously served nine years as Associate Director of International Security Studies at Yale University, a center dedicated to the study and teaching of diplomatic history and grand strategy.

He received his doctorate in history in 1999 from Yale. He also holds two master’s degrees in history from Yale and a bachelor of arts degree from Iowa’s Grinnell College. His doctoral 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.

At Yale, he was a lecturer in History beginning in 1999, and in International Affairs for the master of arts program beginning in 2004. In Washington, D.C., he has served as an adjunct professor of Strategic Studies in the Strategic Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Bromund writes regularly for a wide range of publications. He was formerly a columnist for Newsday and Forbes, and, in Britain, the Yorkshire Post. He is a regular contributor to The Daily Signal, Heritage’s multimedia news organization.

Bromund has testified before Congress, been cited in evidence by the UK House of Commons, advised the U.S. National Security Council, spoken before the American Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association, and served as an expert witness in U.S., British, and Polish legal proceedings. He has been interviewed or cited by BBC News, CBS News, CNN, the Daily Caller, Fox News, Fox Business, NPR, Radio Free Europe, Reuters, The Voice of America, The AtlanticBloomberg, The Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian, Time, The Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among many others.

Besides contributing articles to scholarly journals, Bromund 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).

In 2013, Bromund was recognized by the Second Amendment Foundation as its Scholar of the Year for his analysis of the Arms Trade Treaty. In 2016, he received the Foundation’s Global Leadership Award. In the same year, he received Heritage’s Joseph Shattan Award in recognition of the quality of his writing.