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Sullivan,  Paul 

Full Name:  Sullivan,  Paul 
Program Name: National Security
Title: Adjunct Senior Fellow for Future Global Resources Threats
Phone Number: 202-546-3300
Email: [email protected]


Dr. Paul Sullivan is a Professor of Economics at the Eisenhower School at the National Defense University. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University and a columnist for newspapers in Turkey and Mongolia.

Dr. Sullivan is an expert on resource security issues, with a special focus on the nexus of energy, water, food and land. He is also an expert on issues related to the economics, politics, militaries, and more of the Middle East and North Africa. Professor Sullivan is frequently quoted and interviewed by, and has advised the media on five continents. He is a frequent contributor to high-level meetings and conferences, and regularly advises leadership on various issues. Dr. Sullivan has a Ph.D. from Yale in Economics, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University, and is a graduate of the prestigious Seminar XXI Program at MIT.


2014 March 21: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, "Barreling Toward A Negative Sum Game: The US, The EU And Russia"
2013 November: FAS Public Interest Report, "Geopolitical And Cyber Threats To Oil And Gas"
2013 September: Oil Magazine, "A Mutally Dependent Relationship"
2013 August 22: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, "Energy And Security Risks: A Transatlantic Comparison"
2013 July 25: World Policy, "Bahrain: Economic Cooperation And Diversification In Challenging Times"
2013 July 18: World Policy, "Blowback To Qatar"
2013 July 8: World Policy, "Syria: Headaches And Heartaches"
2013 June 27:
World Policy, "Egypt On The Brink"

In the News:

2014 March 9: Background Briefing with Ian Masters, "The Economic Hits Russia Is Taking Now And Could Take In The Future"
2014 February 25: IPS News, "U.S., EU Out-Manoeuvred By Syria"