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Dr Ofer Fridman

Dr Ofer Fridman

  • Academics

Lecturer in War Studies

Director of Operations, King’s Centre for Strategic Communications (KCSC).

Research subject areas

  • Conflict and security

Contact details


Dr Ofer Fridman joined King’s in 2016, after completing his PhD at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Reading. Since joining the department, Ofer has worked on several projected investigating the relations between Russia and the West funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation.

Prior to embarking on an academic career, Ofer served 15 years in the Israeli Defence Forces.


  • PhD in Politics, University of Reading, UK.
  • MA in Counter–Terror and Homeland Security, Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya (IDC), Israel.
  • BA in Military History and Security Studies, Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel.


Research Interests

  • Strategic Communications
  • Russian Military Thought
  • Contemporary Conflicts

Ofer's research focuses on the intersection between strategic communications, military thinking and contemporary conflicts, including information confrontations, the role of civilian casualties and military transformations. 




PhD Supervision:

Second Supervisor



For a full list of publications please see Dr Fridman's Research Profile