Dr. Elizabeth Buchanan


Dr Buchanan is a Research Fellow at the ANU Centre for European Studies where her areas of expertise are Russian foreign energy strategy and Russian polar geopolitics.

Dr Elizabeth Buchanan is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Modern War Institute at The U.S Military Academy WestPoint.

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.

Dr Buchanan was recently the Visiting Maritime Fellow at the NATO Defense College, working on Alliance capabilities in the High North.

She has published widely on polar geopolitics most recently with the NATO Defence College, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, The Australian and the Lowy Institute.

Dr Buchanan is a Non-Resident Fellow of the Institute of the North, Alaska, and is a Polar Analyst for The Moscow Times.

Elizabeth has been a Visiting Scholar with The Brookings Institution and has work experience in the global oil sector.

In 2018, she was 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’.

Dr Elizabeth Buchanan | Australian Strategic Policy Institute | ASPI

And for a recent interview with Dr. Buchanan with regard to Antarctic security,  please see the following: