Senior Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
Andrew Monaghan
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Dr Andrew Monaghan is senior research fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House. He is also a visiting fellow at the Changing Character of War Programme at Pembroke College, Oxford.

Additionally he is the founder and director of the Russia Research Network, an independent organization for the generation of information and expertise on Russian politics, security and economic issues based in London. 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 Select Committee.

He received his PhD in Russian foreign policy (Russian perspectives of Russia-EU security relations) 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.


  • Russian domestic and foreign politics
  • Russian strategic thinking and planning


2014 -Senior Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
2013-15 Senior Associate Member, St Antony's College, Oxford
2013-14Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
2006-12Researcher, Research Division, NATO Defence College
2005-09Senior Research Associate, Advanced Research and Assessment Group (ARAG), Defence Academy of the UK

Teaching Fellow, Defence Studies Department, Defence Academy of the UK

2000-04PhD, Department of War Studies, King's College, London


  • Russian, French