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Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson is the Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale University, where he also teaches in the Department of History. Born and raised in Edina, Minnesota, he received his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College in 2009. He then worked as a cartographer and consultant before beginning his doctoral work at the Ohio State University. He received his MA degree in history in 2012. He completed his Ph.D. in 2016, with a dissertation that explored secret military cooperation between the Soviet Union and Germany prior to World War Two. He is the editor of a forthcoming book, The White Nights: Pages from a Russian Doctor’s Notebook (Bowen Press Books, Fall 2017), and author of the soon-to-be released The Faustian Bargain: Secret Soviet-German Military Cooperation in the Interwar Period (Oxford University Press, Fall 2018).