Rodger Baker is the executive director of the Stratfor Center for Applied Geopolitics at RANE, a global center of excellence for geopolitical intelligence and analysis.
The Stratfor Center for Applied Geopolitics identifies, develops, and strengthens best practices in geopolitical analysis and offers tools, methods and training to organizations and individuals as they integrate geopolitical factors into their business practices.
Baker is one of the world's leading experts on North Korea and has dedicated extended periods of time living and working in and around the Korean Peninsula. His core emphasis is the multidisciplinary approach to geopolitics and the evolution of international relations to develop mid- and long-term forecasts to assist companies, governments and other globally engaged organizations make informed decisions.
Baker holds a master's degree in military history from Norwich University, the oldest private military university in the United States. He has studied and worked in South Korea and graduated with honors from Southampton College, Long Island University. Baker regularly holds exchanges with academic institutes and research groups around the world and frequently travels to brief executives and corporate boards as well as deliver keynote addresses to a wide range of industry groups.
Areas of Expertise
Applied Geopolitics and Methodology Training for Universities and Corporations
Global Geopolitical Trends
Business Implications of International Relations
U.S. Foreign Policy
Developments on the Korean Peninsula
Chinese Domestic and International Policy
Asia-Pacific Regional Dynamics
Maritime and Naval Developments the Arctic, in East Asia and the Pacific
The Arctic's Emergence as a Geopolitical Flashpoint