Warsaw Summit Experts' Forum
Nato in defence of peace: 2016 and beyond
Marie Mendras is professor at the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po University, and researcher with the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and CERI in Paris. She is also an associate fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House in London. During the academic year 2015-2016, Dr Mendras is as a senior fellow at the Transatlantic Academy and a visiting scholar at Georgetown University (2015-2016).
In 2008-2010 she was professor of government at the London School of Economics. In earlier years, taught at Paris 1-Sorbonne and Paris 10-Nanterre. She has served as a consultant for both the French Foreign and Defence Ministries.
Her latest book is Russian Politics: The Paradox of a Weak State (Oxford University Press, paperback edition, New York, 2014). Among her recent publications on Russian foreign policy: « The Rising Cost of Russia’s Authoritarian Foreign Policy », in M. Light and D. Cadier, eds., Russia’s Foreign Policy. : Ideas, domestic politics and external relations, (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2015). Dr Mendras received her doctorate from Sciences Po and her MA from Harvard University.@MarieMendras