Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
James Sherr
Contact information
+44 207 314 2775

Summary

James Sherr is an associate fellow and former head, between 2009 and 2011, of the Russia and Eurasia programme. He was a member of the Social Studies Faculty of Oxford University from 1993 to 2012; a fellow of the Conflict Studies Research Centre of the UK Ministry of Defence from 1995 to 2008; and director of studies of the Royal United Services Institute (1983-85). He has published extensively on Soviet and Russian military, security and foreign policy, as well as energy security, the Black Sea region and Ukraine's effort to deal with Russia, the West and its own domestic problems.

Expertise

  • Foreign and security policy of the Russian Federation
  • Ukraine
  • NATO/EU Enlargement & the Black Sea Region
  • Security sector reform in post-Communist states
  • The energy relationship between Russia, Ukraine and the EU

Experience

2010 - dateAssociate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
2008 - Sept 2010Head, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
1995 - 2008Fellow, Advanced Research & Assessment Group, UK Defence Academy
1986 - 2008Lecturer in International Relations, Lincoln College Oxford

Broadcast experience

Extensive

Languages

  • Russian (broadcast) French (not for broadcast)