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Dr Kristian Gustafson

Dr Kristian Gustafson
Senior Lecturer

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Dr. Gustafson is the deputy Director of BCISS and is the Director of Studies for our very successful MA in Intelligence and Security Studies. Having served ten years as an officer in the Canadian army, he left the service in 2001 to begin his second profession as a scholar of intelligence. After an MA at the University of Alberta, Canada, he moved to the UK to take his PhD at Downing College, Cambridge. Before coming to Brunel, Dr. Gustafson was senior lecturer in War Studies at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.


  • PhD (Cantab)

Newest selected publications

Gustafson, K. (2013) 'Early stages in the evolution of covert action governance in the United States, 1951–1961'. Public Policy and Administration, 28 (2). pp. 144 - 160. ISSN: 0952-0767

Journal article

Gustafson, K. (2010) 'Echo of Empire: Russia's Inheritance of Byzantine Security Culture'. Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 23 (4).

Journal article

Gustafson, K. (2010) 'Strategic Horizons: Futures Forecasting and the British Intelligence Community'. Intelligence and National Security, 25 (5). pp. 589 - 610. ISSN: 0268-4527

Journal article

Gustafson, K. (2007) 'Hostile intent: US covert operations in Chile 1964-1974'. Dulles, VA: Potomac Books. ISSN 13: 978-1-59797-097-6

More publications(4)