Director of Research on Russia & Northern European Defence & Security

The Changing Character of War Programme is pleased to announce that Dr Andrew Monaghan has been appointed as the Director of Research on Russia and Northern European Defence and Security. He will be responsible for the academic direction of research on Russia undertaken under the Programme’s auspices whilst also pursuing his own research in one of the core disciplines of the Programme.

Dr Monaghan will be joining us from Chatham House, where he was a senior research fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House.  He was previously a visiting fellow at the Changing Character of War Programme, and until late 2012, he led the Russia related research in the Research Division of the NATO Defence College (NDC) in Rome. He has served as an expert witness to several parliamentary committees including the UK’s National Security Strategy Committee and the House of Commons Foreign Affairs and Defence Select Committees. He received his PhD in Russian foreign policy from the Department of War Studies, King’s College, from where he also obtained an MA in War Studies, graduating with the Simon O’Dwyer Russell prize.