Brian Drohan

Captain Brian Drohan, Department of History, U.S. Military Academy-West Point, led an armored platoon in Iraq during the “Surge” and served at the U.S. Embassy to Sri Lanka and the Maldives. He is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He previously earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in history at the University of Pennsylvania.

The study of European—and particularly British—imperial experiences with insurgency produced two contending schools of thought on the legacy of counterinsurgency.