Associated researchers

Eoin Micheál Mcnamara


Eoin Micheál McNamara is a PhD researcher at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu in Estonia where he taught extensively in International Relations between 2013 and 2020. His main research interests include: security studies; transatlantic relations; NATO; Nordic-Baltic security; and the transformation war. He has published in the NATO Review, the Revue Militaire Suisse, the Defence Forces Review and Irish Studies in International Affairs and in edited volumes published by Routledge and Palgrave MacMillan. His television, radio and newspaper commentary on security, defence and international affairs has featured on BBC World, in the Times, the New York Times, the Irish Times and with Ireland’s national broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), among many other outlets. He has previously been awarded visiting research fellowships at the Institute of International Relations (IIR) in Prague, Czech Republic (2019); at the Centre for War Studies (CWS) at the University of Southern Denmark (2020); and at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) in Helsinki (2021-22).
Research keywords: Transatlantic relations; US grand strategy; NATO; transformation of war; security in northern and eastern Europe.