Eoin Micheál McNamara is a research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA). He previously taught extensively in International Relations at the University of Tartu in Estonia between 2013 and 2020. His main research interests include: transatlantic relations; US grand strategy; NATO; transformation of war; and security in northern and eastern Europe. He has published in the NATO Review, the Revue Militaire Suisse, the Defence Forces Review, Irish Studies in International Affairs and in edited volumes published by Routledge and Palgrave MacMillan, among other outlets.
His television, radio and newspaper commentary on security, defence and international affairs has featured in Finland’s main media publications including Helsingin Sanomat, Ilta-Sanomat, YLE, YLE Svenska, Kauppalehti, Aamulehti, Turun Sanomat and Huvudstabadet and globally with outlets such as BBC World, Al-Jazeera, Euronews, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the Times of London, the New York Times, El Pais, the Irish Times and Ireland’s national broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ). 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), University of Southern Denmark (2020); and at FIIA (2021-22).
Transatlanttiset suhteet; Yhdysvaltain suurstrategia; NATO; sodan muutos; turvallisuus Pohjois- ja Itä-Euroopassa
PhD candidate in political science, University of Tartu
MSc in security studies, University College London, 2011
MA in European Union – Russia studies, University of Tartu, 2011
BA international (Hons.) in history and politics, University College Dublin (year three at University of Bergen), 2009
englanti, iiri (viro, saksa)