Political Science & Intelligence Analysis
Main Research and Teaching Areas
- Intelligence Analysis
- Counterintelligence & espionage
- Tactical deception & manipulation
Tony Ingesson defended his dissertation, concerning the strategic and political implications of military decision-making at the lower levels (ship captains and leaders on the squad, platoon, company and battalion levels), on May 13th, 2016. Currently, his main research focus concerns intelligence analysis, counterintelligence, deception/manipulation and the development of methods in intelligence analysis. In addition, he has also studied the historical links between conscription and democratization from a historical perspective.
Tony Ingesson primarily teaches Political Science (qualitative methods) and Intelligence Analysis (methods, bias, psychological mechanisms, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, deception). He has also taught in courses on international relations, theories on armed conflict (inter- and intrastate), the EU, terrorism and international law.
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Tony Ingesson has previously served in the Swedish Armed Forces, and is trained in Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Command, Control and Communications (C3). He has a PhD in Political Science, with a research focus on subcultures, military decision-making and public administration.