Dr. Jeppe Plenge Trautner
Dr. Jeppe Plenge Trautner is an Associate Professsor with the Royal Danish Defence College. He entered the Danish Army in 1987 and its Reserves in 1989, served with the UN in Kashmir 1992-94, and headed the Department of Defence Management at the Baltic Defence College 1998-2001. A political scientist with a war studies approach he has travelled extensively in various conflict zones. Doing his Phd at Aalborg University, Denmark, he lectured on European security and defence policies there and as visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. Now a Major (Res.) and commanding officer serving with the Danish Air Force and lecturing at various universities and defence instituions, his primary research interest is politico-military interrelations.