Aurel Braun

Aurel Braun

Professor of International Relations and Political Science, University of Toronto

Center Associate
Russian foreign policy
Eastern European politics
Current Project
Russia, the Russian Diaspora and Nationalizing States
Foreign Language


, International Relations
, London School of Economics
Selected Publications

"Adapting to the 21st Century: Lessons, Progress and Regression”, in Sabrina Ramet and Christine M Hassenstab, eds., Central and Southeast European Politics since 1989, Second edition, (Cambridge UP. 2019).

“A NATO base in Poland: Making ‘Fort Trump’ a Reality", The American Interest, November 2018,

Russia, the West and Arctic Security, with S. Blank, (London and New York: Routledge), forthcoming.

“Canada, the North and the Arctic”, in James Poborsa et al eds, with foreword by FM Chrystia Freeland, in Canadian Defence at 150 and Beyond, (Toronto, The Atlantic Council of Canada Publishers, 2017), 30-35

NATO-Russia Relations in the Twenty-First Century, editor and contributor (London and New York: Routledge, 2008; paperback edition, 2009).