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Charles Rogan is an Advisor to the President and a Policy Fellow for Artis International, Artis Research & Risk Modeling, and Artis LookingGlass. The suite of Artis companies conduct interdisciplinary field-based scientific research in conflict zones, to understand violence, conflict, and ultimately improve the human condition and international security. The Arits companies work with government organizations, universities and private sector entities in risk management and conflict resolution and mitigation efforts across the globe. Charles is the Washington D.C. representative for the suite of Artis companies.


Charles is a Middle East specialist who focuses on irregular warfare, non-state actors, political Islam, nuclear proliferation, and power politics of the Gulf. The scope of Charles’s work covers real time open-source analysis and social media analysis; this work forms the bed-rock for his work on policy matters.


Charles has played a key role in scientific research on nuclear proliferation in the Middle East, sacred values and willingness to fight, and the devoted actor model.  Similarly, his work has been used to support research efforts out of the Center for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict (CRIC) at Oxford University.


Charles holds a Graduate Degree from the Paul. H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Military Strategy and International Economics and an Undergraduate Degree (Summa Cum Laude) in International Relations, majoring in Middle East Politics and Political Islam from the University of Leeds.