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Dr Ofer Fridman

Dr Ofer Fridman

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Senior Lecturer in War Studies

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

Research subject areas

  • Conflict
  • 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.

Ofer’s research focuses on the intersection between strategic communications, military thinking and contemporary conflicts, including information confrontations, with particular focus on Russia.

Ofer is member of the Canadian Network on Information and Security (CANIS) at the University of Calgary, and member of the editorial board at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT).


PhD Politics, University of Reading, UK.

MA Counter–Terror and Homeland Security, Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya (IDC).

BA Military History and Security Studies, Hebrew University Jerusalem.

Research Interests

  • Strategic Communications
  • Russian Military Thought
  • Contemporary Conflicts


PhD Supervision

First Supervisor:

  • Kaitlin Essig
  • Matthew Fecteau

Second Supervisor: 

  • Alicia Wanless
  • Monica Gill