Robert M. Cutler

AIES Associate Fellow

Robert M. Cutler conducts research and analysis on international affairs in Europe and Eurasia, with special attention to energy security, geopolitics and geoeconomics.

Originally with a background in mathematics, physics and history, he now focuses professionally on regions in East and West Europe, the East Mediterranean, the Black Sea and Caspian Sea including their littorals, the South Caucasus, Russia, Central Asia and China.

Dr. Cutler holds two Bachelor's degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from The University of Michigan. He has held competitive research fellowships at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Nantes, Moscow State University and Columbia University amongst others.

Dr. Cutler also has a research specialization in international parliamentary institutions. His skill-set includes organizational design and the analysis and design of strategic communications. He is a Practitioner Member, Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation, University of Waterloo. He executes foresight studies through the application of complex-systems science ("complexity theory") to the phenomena concerned.

Dr. Cutler is also Senior Research Fellow for Energy Security, NATO Association of Canada, and a Senior Fellow at Canadian International Council.

He is widely published in the first-rank policy journals and peer-reviewed academic journals, as well as in both the specialized and the popular press. He has also covered the euro crisis, East Asian equity markets and precious metals as a financial journalist and commentator, and is Past Chairman, Board of Directors, Montreal Press Club.