Alexander Lanoszka is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Balsillie School of International Affairs at the University of Waterloo. He is also Associate Fellow at the UK-based Council on Geostrategy, Senior Fellow at the Ottawa-based Macdonald-Laurier Institute, and a visiting professor at the College of Europe in Natolin, Poland. His research addresses alliance politics and military strategy, with a focus on East Central Europe. He has published in leading peer-reviewed journals such as International Security, International Affairs, and Security Studies. He has also co-written policy monographs on Baltic security and Taiwanese defence strategy. His books include Atomic Assurance: The Alliance Politics of Nuclear Proliferation (Cornell, 2018) and Military Alliances in the Twenty-First Century (Polity, 2022). He received his PhD from Princeton University.
Associate Professor, Political Science
- Lanoszka, Alexander. “Disinformation in International Politics,” European Journal of International Security, vol. 4, no. 2 (2019): 227-248.
- Lanoszka, Alexander. Conventional Deterrence and Landpower in Northeastern Europe (Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, 2019).
- Lanoszka, Alexander. Atomic Assurance: The Alliance Politics of Nuclear Proliferation (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2018).
- Lanoszka, Alexander. “Nuclear Ambiguity, No-First-Use, and Crisis Stability in Asymmetrical Crises,” Nonproliferation Review, vol. 24, no. 3-4 (2017): 343-355, with Thomas Leo Scherer.
- Lanoszka, Alexander. “To Arm or To Ally? The Patron’s Dilemma and the Strategic Logic of Arms Transfers and Alliances,” International Security, vol. 41, no. 2 (2016): 90-139, with Keren Yarhi-Milo and Zack Cooper.
- Lanoszka, Alexander. “Russian Hybrid Warfare and Extended Deterrence in Eastern Europe,” International Affairs, vol. 92, no. 1 (2016): 175-195.
- Lanoszka, Alexander. “Rage of Honor: Entente Indignation and the Lost Chance for Peace in the First World War,” Security Studies, vol. 24, no. 2 (2015): 662-695, with Michael A. Hunzeker.