Elizabeth is Lecturer of Strategic Studies with Deakin University for the Defence and Strategic Studies Course (DSSC) at the Australian War College (Australian Defence’s Senior Officer/1 Star – Course) and a Fellow of the Modern War Institute at West Point. Dr. Buchanan holds a Ph.D. in Russian Arctic strategy from the Australian National University and was recently the Visiting Maritime Fellow at the NATO Defense College. Dr Elizabeth Buchanan is co-Managing Editor of the Institute for Regional Security’s Security Challenges journal - Australia’s sole academic journal for the study of future security issues. She has published widely on polar geopolitics most recently with the NATO Defence College, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, The Australian, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) and the Lowy Institute. Elizabeth has been a Visiting Scholar with The Brookings Institution and has work experience in the global oil sector. She is an Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) Early Career Research Awardee and in 2019 Dr Buchanan was listed as a ‘Young Woman to Watch in International Affairs’. Experiences also include a recent discussion she moderated with NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, during an official visit to Australia. She has two forthcoming books: Russian Energy Strategy in Asia (ANU Press) and Russian Arctic Strategy under Putin (The Brookings Institution Press).Read more on Elizabeth's profile
Elizabeth is Lecturer of Strategic Studies with Deakin University for the Defence and Strategic Studies Course (DSSC) at the Australian War College (Australian Defence’s Senior Officer/1 Star – Course) and a Fellow of the Modern War Institute at West Point.
Selected to Chair and moderate a public lecture and discussion with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in 2019. This was the Secretary General's sole pubic engagement during the 2019 Australian trip.
First book published by The Brookings Institution Press - a leading policy think tank in Washington.
Visiting Maritime Fellowship held post-PhD at the NATO Defense College, Rome.
Russian Polar Strategy
Russian foreign energy policy
Fellow, Modern War Institute, West Point Military Academy
Project Member, Arctic Hybrid Threats, European Centre for Countering Hybrid Threats
Visiting Fellow, Centre for European Studies, The Australian National University
Women in International Security (WIIS)
The Institute for Regional Security, Australia
Russian Foreign Policy
International Theory (Neoclassical Realism)
Arctic and Antarctic politics
DSSC Strategic Competition
Russian Arctic & Antarctic Strategy
Russian foreign energy strategy
ABC Radio - Light Night Live
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) War in 2035 Conference
ABC Radio - The Signal
Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC) - Podcast Series
Comparative study of Russian Arctic and Antarctic strategies under Vladimir Putin
Russian Arctic Strategy - European Centre for Countering Hybrid Threats Project
Australian Antarctic Strategy
US-Australia Alliance in Antarctica
Russia's Asia-Pacific enregy strategy: implications for Australia