Geoffrey Sloan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Reading. Formerly, Head of the Strategic Studies and International Affairs Department at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis and a Defence Fellow at St Antony’s College Oxford. He has published three books of Geopolitics. His latest book titled Geopolitics, Geography and Strategic History was published by Routledge in March 2017. It won the Stratfor Prize for Geopolitical analysis in October 2017.