Dr Matteo Fumagalli is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He received his PhD from the University of Edinburgh. Prior to joining St Andrews he worked at Central European University, University College Dublin and the University of Edinburgh. His research interests are in Asian security, authoritarian durability and breakdown, ethnic conflict and violence, and energy and environmental politics.
Recent and forthcoming publications include articles in Democratization, the International Political Science Review, Electoral Studies, Ethnopolitics, East European Politics, and Europe-Asia Studies. With regard to the Korean peninsula and Eurasian politics Matteo’s publications include his forthcoming monograph New Silk Roads, Growing inter-Asian connections: South Korea’s Quest for Energy and New Markets in Central Asia (Palgrave) and articles in the Journal of Eurasian Studies (‘Growing inter-Asian Connections: Links, Risks, and Opportunities in South Korea-Central Asia Relations’, 2016) and the Journal of Northeast Asian History (‘South Korea’s Engagement of Central Asia from the End of the Cold War to Lee Myung-Bak’s New Asia Initiative’, 2012).