About CASP


To increase the effectiveness of governance in the Arctic by promoting research and academic thought, broadening collaborative partnerships, and educating future leaders about the complexities of this unique region.


  • Pursue rigorous academic research on ocean/maritime and Arctic policy and strategy
  • Facilitate collaboration and partnerships among the Coast Guard, other federal agencies, academia, and the Arctic and international communities
  • Provide a venue to host visiting scholars and military and civilian experts
  • Educate future Coast Guard officers


Executive Director – Tony Russell, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.)

Fellows are appointed to CASP to support and carry out its mission.

Contact Information

Center for Arctic Study and Policy
Anthony Russell
Executive Director
Troy Castineira
Administrative Support
(860) 444-8608