Dr Tracey German is a Reader in the Defence Studies Department at King’s College, London and currently Deputy Dean of Academic Studies (Research). Her research focuses on Russia’s use of force in the post-Soviet space, conflict and security in the Caucasus and Caspian regions, and the impact of NATO/EU enlargement on Russia’s relations with its neighbours.
Prior to joining DSD in 2004, she taught at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the University of Aberdeen, and spent several years as a research manager for a business intelligence company, specialising in energy security in Russia and the post-Soviet states. She speaks Russian and has travelled extensively across the post-Soviet area.
Publications include - Regional Cooperation in the South Caucasus: Good Neighbours or Distant Relatives? (Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012) and Russia’s Chechen War (Routledge, 2003), as well as articles in journals such as International Affairs, Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, European Security, Europe-Asia Studies, Central Asian Survey and Small Wars and Insurgencies.