Sirén, Torsti

Lieutenant Colonel, General Staff, Adjunct Professor (Strategic Communications), Ph.D. (Pol. Sc.)

Torsti Sirén is Head of the Research Group of the Department of Leadership and Management Studies at the Finnish National Defence University, Helsinki. He graduated from the General Staff Officer Course in 1998 (National Defence University, Finland) and from Helsinki University (Department of Political Science) in 2009 as Ph.D. (Pol.Sc.). Subject of his doctoral thesis was “State Agent, Identity and the New World Order – Reconstructing Polish Defence Identity after the Cold War Era” (see, e.g., 07429). He has published several scientific articles and two monographs after his doctoral thesis, the latest of which was published in the USA in 2013: Winning Wars Before They Emerge – From Kinetic Warfare to Strategic Communications as a Proactive and Mind-Centric Paradigm of the Art of War. Universal Publishers, Boca Raton, Florida, United States of America (ISBN 1-61233-187-4)