Non-Resident Associate Fellow
Dr Andrew Monaghan is a Non-Resident Associate Fellow in the Research Division at the NATO Defence College, where he is also Commissioning Editor of the NATO Defence College's Russian Studies series. He has lectured to numerous courses at the NDC, and from 2006 to 2012 led the Russia-related research in the Research Division. In this role, he was also the NDC’s senior researcher on energy security matters. Additionally, he is Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the School of Government and Society at the University of Birmingham.
Previously, he was the Director of Research on Russia and Northern European Defence and Security at the Oxford Changing Character of War Centre at Pembroke College. He has also held positions as Senior Research Fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House (2013-April 2017), Academic Visitor at St Antony’s College, Oxford (2013-2015), and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the INSS in the National Defence University, Washington, D.C. from 2016-2017. He has served as an expert witness to several parliamentary committees including the UK’s National Security Strategy Committee, the House of Commons Defence and Foreign Affairs Select Committees, and NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly.
He is the author of the books Dealing with the Russians (Polity, 2019), Power in Modern Russia: Strategy and Mobilisation, (MUP, 2017), The New Politics of Russia – Interpreting Change (MUP, 2016). 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.