U.S. Army War College Fellow Earns Research Awards

News | June 29, 2020

Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Eric Kreitz, a U.S. Army War College Fellow at UT-Austin during the 2019-20 academic year, earned third place in the Secretary of Defense’s National Essay Competition and the U.S. Army War College Commandant’s Award for Distinction in Research for his paper “Re-emerging Russian Influence in Latin America and US Foreign Policy Response.”

The paper documented LTC Kreitz’s year-long research into Russian influence in Latin America in the context of regional great power competition. ISP Fellow Dr. Kiril Avramov served as LTC Kreitz’s faculty advisor for the work that is being prepared for future journal publication. Congratulations to LTC Kreitz and Dr. Avramov.