Visiting professors and visiting lecturers

Mārtiņš Hiršs MA

Visiting lecturer
Contemporary World History

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.