Visiting professors and visiting lecturers

Mārtiņš Hiršs MA

Visiting lecturer
Contemporary World History. International Security

MA in Politics (New York University, 2014)
BA in Politics (University of Latvia, 2011)

Significant Professional Experience

  • Research fellow, NDA Center for Security and Strategic Research, 2014 – currently
  • Political commentator, Australian radio SBS, 2014 – currently
  • Intern, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations, 2014
  • Rector’s assistant, Riga Graduate School of Law, 2012-2013

Current research

  • U.S. foreign policy, particularly U.S. grand strategies and U.S. – Russia relations; energy security.


  • Hiršs M., Sprūds A. Energy (in)security: challenges and prospects for the EU&Baltics. LIIA policy brief. November, 2014, 6 p.
  • Edit. Spolītis V., Reetz A. et al. 7 myths about democracy in Latvia. Riga, 2011, pp. 7-16, 53-58.