Dr. Diana Galeeva

Non-Resident Fellow, Gulf International Forum

Diana Galeeva is an Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford, and a Non-Resident Fellow with the Gulf International Forum. Dr. Galeeva completed her bachelor’s at Kazan Federal University, Russia; she holds an MA from Exeter University and a PhD from Durham University. She is the author of “Qatar: The Practice of Rented Power” (Routledge, 2022) and “Russia and the GCC: The Case of Tatarstan’s Paradiplomacy” (I.B. Tauris/ Bloomsbury, 2022). She is also a co-editor of “Post-Brexit Europe and UK: Policy Challenges Towards Iran and the GCC States” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021). Dr. Galeeva’s academic papers and public engagement pieces have appeared in International Affairs, The RUSI Journal, Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, Journal of Islamic Studies, Middle East Institute, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Gulf International Forum, and the LSE Middle East Center. She has presented her research at Oxford University, Cambridge University, LSE, Chatham House, and George Mason University.