Dr Andrew Monaghan

Senior Associate Fellow; Founding Director, Russia Research Network


Dr Andrew Monaghan is founding Director of the Russia Research Network. He is also a Non-Resident Associate Fellow of the NATO Defence College in Rome, where he is the Commissioning Editor of the Russian Studies series, and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham. Additionally, he is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute in Washington DC.

He has also been employed by the Oxford Changing Character of War Centre, Chatham House, NATO and the UK Defence Academy. He has advised various governments and international organisations, as well as major companies. Additionally, 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 widely published and is the author of several books, including Power in Modern Russia: Strategy and Mobilisation (MUP, 2017), Russian Grand Strategy in the Era of Global Power Competition (MUP, 2022) and The Sea in Russian Strategy (MUP, 2023).

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