Paul Coyer serves as a Research Professor at the Institute of World Politics in Washington, DC, as well as an Associate Professor at l’Ecole Speciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr, the French Army’s equivalent of West Point. He is also a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Italia-Atlantica, a foreign policy think tank based in Rome, Italy, that seeks to cultivate stronger trans-Atlantic relations in general and stronger Italian-US relations in particular. Dr. Coyer’s research interests include Russia, China, Latin America, nationalism and national identity, and the role of religion and culture in global affairs.
Dr. Coyer is a contributor to Forbes, writing on foreign and national security policy. In addition to Forbes, his writing has been published in leading publications in the United States and around the world including The Washington Times, The Imaginative Conservative, Azeri Today (Azerbaijan), and the Kyiv Post (Ukraine), as well as policy-oriented journals such as Conflits: Revue de Geopolitique (France), and by academic publishers such as National Defense University Press and Oxford University Press.
He has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Florence, Italy, and was a Scholar in Residence, living in C.S. Lewis’s home in Oxford, England. From 2007–2013 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He has spent time on Capitol Hill, serving as a staff member for a Senate committee, and in the summer of 2016 he contributed to the foreign policy section of the Republican Party Platform. He is a member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies.