Cristian Troncotă is a Romanian historian and writer, former dean of the Faculty of Intelligence from the National Intelligence Academy, and in present is full professor at Lucian Blaga University from Sibiu. He graduated the Faculty of History from the University of Bucharest in 1980. He earned his doctorate degree in Military History at the Academy of High Military Studies from Bucharest, then he worked as lecturer (1994-1999), conferentiary (1999-2001) and professor (2001-2009) at the National Intelligence Academy. He was scientific secretary of the National Intelligence Academy Senate (1997-2003) and then dean of the Faculty of Intelligence (2003-2008). In 2009 was sent in reserve as brigadier general. CristianTroncotă was member in the coordination committee of the Romanian Commission for the Study of the Second World War (1995-2000), member of the Romanian Commission of Military History (1995-2000), and member of the Romanian Society of Historical Sciences (since 2001).