Philip Hultquist teaches for the Global and National Security Policy Institute at the University of New Mexico and is a fellow for the National Institute for Deterrence Studies. Previously, Philip taught politics, policy, and strategy for the US Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) and served as the interim director of the Goodpaster Scholars, the US Army’s practitioner PhD program. Before joining SAMS, Dr. Hultquist taught for several years at Roosevelt University, where he served as the director of the international studies program.

Dr. Hultquist researches international relations, deterrence, and strategy with a regional focus on India. His prior research has covered irregular warfare, state targeting and repression in counterinsurgencies, peace settlements in civil wars, state and social politics of hydroelectric dams in India, and countering violent extremists in the Khalistan insurgency in India. His research has appeared in World Development, Journal of Peace Research, PS: Political Science and Politics, Conflict Management and Peace Science, the Journal of Punjab Studies, Special Operations Journal, and Military Review. His current book project, tentatively titled The India Gamble, evaluates theories of India’s foreign policy behavior to draw implications for US strategy in the Indo-Pacific.

Philip holds an MA and PhD in political science from the University of New Mexico (2013).