Elizabeth is a Jean Monnet Research Fellow at the ANU Centre for European Studies working on EU energy security. Elizabeth’s specialisation is Russian foreign energy strategy, with a specific research interest in Russian polar strategy. She recently completed her PhD on Putin’s Arctic strategy, and holds an Honours thesis on Russian-Ukrainian natural gas relations under Putin.
Elizabeth has held a Visiting Scholar position at The Brookings Institute, Washington, and is a Non-Resident Fellow at The Institute of the North, Alaska. In 2018, she was awarded an Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) Early Career Research award. Dr Buchanan is on the ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) teaching staff.