November 4, 2008

Tomas Jermalavicius joined ICDS

Tomas Jermalavicius joined the ICDS team as a researcher in November 2008. Tomas holds a BA in political science from the University of Vilnius and an MA in war studies from King’s College London. He is currently completing his MBA degree at the University of Liverpool.

Tomas Jermalavicius joined the ICDS team as a researcher in November 2008. Tomas holds a BA in political science from the University of Vilnius and an MA in war studies from King’s College London. He is currently completing his MBA degree at the University of Liverpool.

Tomas Jermalavicius joined the ICDS team as a researcher in November 2008. Tomas holds a BA in political science from the University of Vilnius and an MA in war studies from King’s College London. He is currently completing his MBA degree at the University of Liverpool.
Prior to joining ICDS, Tomas worked at the Baltic Defence College (BALTDEFCOL), first as Deputy Director of the College’s Institute of Defence Studies in 2001-2004, and later as Dean of the College in 2005-2008. In the latter capacity, he was also the editor of the journal ‘Baltic Security and Defence Review’. At BALTDEFCOL, he lectured and published articles on strategy, military theory, defence policy and civil-military relations. In 1998-2001 and in 2005, Tomas worked at the Defence Policy and Planning Department of the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence. At the end of 1998 and at the beginning of 1999, he was a research fellow at the Swedish National Defence Establishment (FOA, now FOI).
Tomas is a faculty member of the Prometheus Programme of Transition Studies at the EuroCollege of the University of Tartu and a lecturer in war studies for the MA Programme in Military Diplomacy at the Lithuanian Military Academy. He is also a regular contributor to the projects of the Estonian Academy of Young Scientists (ENTA).
At ICDS, Tomas focuses on the issues pertaining to the utility and uses of military power, the development of security scenarios for the Baltic Sea region as well as the defence industry and defence R&D. He also covers security and defence developments in Lithuania, Belarus and Poland.
Tomas was born in 1977 in Kaunas, Lithuania.

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