Evan B. Montgomery

Senior Fellow

Evan Montgomery is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. His principal research areas include long-term competitions, trends in future warfare, alliance management, and East Asia security issues. He also focuses on U.S. nuclear strategy and force structure, as well as the causes and consequences of nuclear proliferation.

While at CSBA, Dr. Montgomery has authored or coauthored nearly two-dozen monographs on a wide range of defense policy topics, lectured before a variety of audiences, and provided expert testimony to the U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission. His commentary and analysis have appeared in Foreign Affairs, The Wall Street Journal, The National Interest, The Diplomat, Defense News, and Real Clear Defense. He has also published articles in academic journals such as International Security, Security Studies, and the Journal of Strategic Studies. His book, In the Hegemon’s Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers, is forthcoming from Cornell University Press.


B.A. in Political Science and Sociology (summa cum laude)
Villanova University

M.A. and Ph.D. in Foreign Affairs
University of Virginia

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