Ryan Uljua is a Research Associate at The Arctic Institute and manages the Institute’s weekly newsletter, The Arctic This Week (TATW). His research areas include icebreaker policies, traditional security issues, mining, and tourism. Ryan is also a senior intelligence analyst at an international risk management and crisis response firm based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ryan previously wrote for The American Interest Magazine and has worked in the NGO security sector on projects in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. He is the author of Something Big is Missing from the Pentagon’s New Climate Change Report, published by the The Eastern Project, where he argues the need to include icebreaker capabilities in any Department of Defense climate planning.
Ryan is a graduate of the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where he focused on security and defense policy. Ryan also earned a degree from GWU in geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing.