Participant Info

First Name
Jennifer
Last Name
Mathers
Country
United Kingdom
University
Aberystwyth University
Keywords
Russian politics, Russian foreign and defence policy, women and war
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

My research has two major strands. One is concerned with Russia – Russian foreign, security and defence policy and the relationship between Russia’s military and society. The other research strand is focused on women’s involvement in war, particularly on women’s participation in state militaries.

Recent Publications

“Nuclear Weapons in Russian Foreign Policy: Patterns in Presidential Discourse 2000-2010”, Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 64, No. 3, 2012, pp. 495-519

‘The Military, Security and Politics’ in Stephen White, Richard Sakwa and Henry E. Hale, eds, Developments in Russian Politics 8, PalgraveMacmillan, 2014

‘Women and State Militaries’ in Carol Cohn, ed, Women and Wars: Contested Histories, Uncertain Futures, Polity, 2012, pp. 124-145.

Media Coverage

Regularly provides expert commentary on Russian politics for BBC Radio Wales

Country Focus
Russia

Research Areas

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