Goitom Gebreluel is a Henry Chauncey Jr. ‘57 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. He specialises in the international and comparative politics of the Horn of Africa. His book project examines the role of ideology and policy learning in the making of Ethiopian grand strategies and how these strategies, in turn, shaped the onset, escalation and termination of its regional rivalries. His other research interests include alliance politics, nationalism and the sources of stable territorial orders. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of Cambridge and an MSc from the London School of Economics.