Richard Ganske

 Rich Ganske


B.S.- Political Science: United States Air Force Academy, 2001
M.Phil.- Military Strategy: School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air University, 2015


Rich Ganske’s fields of study are international relations, research methodology, and comparative politics. He is a career active duty Air Force officer in a faculty development program sponsored by the U.S. Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Rich also serves on the editorial board for the online magazine The Strategy Bridge.

Areas of Interest

  • Interstate and Extrastate Conflict
  • Dispute Escalation
  • Conflict Termination
  • Bargaining and Military Strategy
  • Political Violence
  • Spatial and Temporal Methodologies


  • American Political Science Association
  • International Studies Association
  • Society for Political Methodology
  • U.S. Air Force Association
  • U.S. Naval Institute
  • The Military Writers Guild