UC Fellow - St Antony´s College, University of Oxford
Hanna Notte is a senior non-resident scholar with the James Martin Center For Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), focusing on arms control and security issues involving Russia, the Middle East, their intersection, and implications for US/European strategy and policy. Prior to that, she was a senior political officer with The Shaikh Group (TSG), a non-profit political consultancy focused on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. She is an expert on Russian foreign policy in the MENA region, including in the field of arms control and nonproliferation. She spent a year between 2015–16 in Moscow on an “Alfa Fellowship” with the Institute of Oriental Studies and the Carnegie Moscow Center. Other visiting research positions have included the IISS Middle East office in Manama and the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation’s Syria/Iraq office in Beirut. Hanna holds a DPhil on Russian-US cooperation in the Middle East from the University of Oxford (St. Antony’s College), from where she also received an MPhil in International Relations in 2014. She obtained a BA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 2010. She is a German national who speaks Russian, Arabic, and French.