Daniel Kochis is a research fellow in European Affairs at the Heritage Foundation's Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom in Washington, D.C. He specializes in trans-Atlantic security issues and writes regularly on U.S. policy on Europe, NATO, U.S.-Russia relations and Arctic issues. He's also a regional author for the foundation’s annual Index of U.S. Military Strength.
Kochis' work have appeared in Forbes, Fox News, RealClearWorld, The National Interest and The Washington Times. A frequent media contributor, he has provided expert analysis in hundreds of interviews for foreign and domestic outlets, including Al-Jazeera English, Fox News, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal and Voice of America. He has made presentations to the Transatlantic Think Tank Conference in Brussels and the U.S. Southern Command, and has provided parliamentary evidence to the U.K. House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic.
Kochis holds a master's in comparative political science from Fordham University in New York, where he received the Richard A. Bennett Graduate Assistantship. He earned his bachelor's in political science from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude.