Antonio Salinas (Tony) is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at Georgetown University. His research interests are focused on the historical impacts of climate change on the security interests and competition in the Arctic. Tony has 25 years of military service as both an enlisted US Marine and later as an Army officer in the fields of Infantry and Intelligence. Tony was also an Assistant Professor of History at West Point, where he taught courses in Military and European History. Additionally, Tony has also taught classes in International Relations and Russian studies at National Intelligence University. He holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from Eastern Michigan University. He also has a Masters degree in History from Eastern Michigan University and a Masters in Eurasian Studies from National Intelligence University. In his spare time, Tony enjoys lifting weights, hiking, and martial arts.