Dr Samuel Ramani

Associate Fellow; Tutor of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford


Dr Samuel Ramani is a tutor of politics and international relations at the University of Oxford, where he received his doctorate in March 2021.

Dr Ramani is also a geopolitical analyst and commentator, who contributes regularly to media outlets, such as Foreign Policy, the Washington Post, Newsweek, and Al-Monitor, and think tanks, such as the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Middle East Institute. He is regularly interviewed on international security issues by the BBC World Service, Al Jazeera English, France-24, and CNN International.

He has briefed the NATO Intelligence Fusion Center, U.S. Department of State, France's Ministry of Defence, the French Military School Strategic Research Institute (IRSEM) and the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, on issues pertaining to Afghanistan, Middle East security, North Korea, and Russian foreign policy. Dr Ramani’s first book on Russia's foreign policy towards Africa will be published by Oxford University Press and Hurst and Co. in 2022.

Follow Samuel on Twitter @samramani2.